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British Artists in Egypt – GI 21 004 (Online)

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27 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm BST

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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 25 May 2021

Tutor: Hilary Underwood BA MPhil

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Details

Date: 27 April 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Length of Course:
5 Tuesdays
From:
27 April 2021
To:
25 May 2021
Cost:
£57.00 – £68.50
Reference Code:
GI 21 004
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Enjoy armchair travel this summer – to an exotic destination and sometimes back in time! From the 19th century, British artists went to Egypt, seeking local colour, dramatic monuments and powerful light. They also reconstructed ancient civilisation and sacred stories from the Bible land. Artists include David Roberts, J. F. Lewis, Frederick Goodall, Alma-Tadema, G.F. Watts, Leighton, Poynter and many others.

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Frank Dillon, The Towers of the Kaliphs, Cairo, c. 1850 - 1906, watercolour on paper

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