The Northern Renaissance - 2011


2011 Sacred Landscape
June The Road to Delphi
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2011 Art Historical Tours
March Caravaggio & Baroque Rome
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May Palladio & the Veneto
June Michelangelo
Aug Piero della Francesca
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Oct Unknown Tuscany
Nov Medieval Paris
Nov Northern Renaissance
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£520 Per person sharing a twin room
£109 Single supplement
The tour includes:
- 3 nights B&B accommodation at 4*Hotel Central Brugges
- Return Eurostar London Waterloo-Brussels Midi
- All other transfers and transportation in luxury coach
- 1 special lunch, 1 special dinner
- Expert guiding by a professional Art Historian
- All entrance fees
- An introductory lecture to Early Netherlandish Painting at the National Gallery London on the?

Lecturer: TBA

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The Northern Renaissance: Bruges, Gent and Brussels

See masterpieces by Van Eyck, Memling and Van de Weyden as part of this fully escorted lecture tour.

Highlights include:
Painting: Masterpieces by Jan van Eyck including: the Gent Altarpiece.
Bruges: the Groeningen Museum and the Memling Museum. Brussels: Musée d’Art Ancien, which houses paintings by Hieronymous Bosch, Pieter Bruegel, Rogier Van der Weyden and Peter Paul Rubens.

Sculpture: Michelangelo’s famous Bruges Madonna
Architecture: Brussels’ Grand-Place, Medieval and Art Nouveau architecture; Bruges’ Great Cloth Hall, its Churches, Market Place and Convents.
Gastronomy: Brussels, two famous traditional restaurants: Lunch on the 18th at Chez Vincent, for fish specialities off the Grand-Place; Dinner in Bruges and afternoon tea at the Art-Déco café Le Falstaff in Brussels on the 21st. The biggest selection of beers in the World.