Paris: Its History and Art

Art History

Day course

Angie Smith

4 July 2022


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This study day is designed for anyone with an interest in Paris, its history and its art and architecture.

We will begin with a survey of the city’s history from its beginnings until 1940. The remainder of our day will be spent looking at images of Paris (prints as well as paintings including manuscript illuminations) from the 1300s through to the early 1900s.

Tutor information

Dr Angie Smith has a first class degree in Art History and a PhD in Combined Historical Studies from London University. She spent many years teaching undergraduate and adult education programmes for Leicester University. She is an accredited lecturer with the Arts
Society, has published widely, contributed to history programmes on tv and lectured for several cruise lines. Her interest outside history and art include gardening and genealogy.

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.