Five Great European Artists with Dr Jan Cox

Art History

Day course

Residential course

Dr Jan Cox

20 February 2022 to 25 February 2022

£274 Non-residential week fee, £780 Single bedroom or shared occupancy, £890 Double bedroom single occupancy

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This course is part of Dillington Discovery Winter/Spring week.

Five superb artists from the nineteenth-century. Édouard Manet (France), who painted modern life and shocked Paris with ‘Olympia’. Ilya Repin (Russia), who brought Russian themes to Europe, most notably ‘Barge Haulers on the Volga’. P. S. Krøyer (Denmark), technically brilliant chronicler of the fisherfolk of Skagen. Anders Zorn (Sweden), painter of U.S. presidents, nudes, and the country folk of his homeland. Joaquín Sorolla (Spain), who excelled in bringing light and vibrancy to depictions of the countryside and the sea.

Breakdown for Each Day
Monday 21st February – Joaquin Sorolla (Spain)
Tuesday 22nd February – Anders Zorn (Sweden)
Wednesday 23rd February – Édouard Manet (France)
Thursday 24th February – P. S. Krøyer (Denmark)
Friday (Morning) 25th February – Ilya Repin (Russia)

You can attend all week or by the day. £60 per day, Friday £34 half day. Residential Fees From: £780.

Course runs from Dinner on Sunday to Lunch on Friday.

Tutor information

Dr Jan. D. Cox was awarded a BA at Oxford Brookes University, where his work on Christopher Wood won the Jeanne Sheehy Memorial Prize, and an MA at the University of Bristol.  He was formerly chief researcher for a project that placed online Wyndham Lewis’s art criticism in The Listener, and has since been awarded a PhD scholarship by the University of Leeds.  He has lectured extensively on European and British art at the University of Bristol and the Royal West of England Academy.  He has also addressed conferences at Universities in Oxford and Montreal, and at the Danish National Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate St. Ives and the Courtauld Institute. He is on the tutor panel for both Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.