Renoir and Valadon: Artist and Model
Eric Ravilious has enjoyed great popularity in recent years, culminating in a recent film that has been very well received. Briefly a student of Paul Nash, his watercolour depictions of the South Downs in the 1930s are a timeless evocation of the English landscape. John Nash was also taught briefly by his brother Paul, but received no formal art education.
He painted in oils and watercolours and in many locations; Bristol, Bath, The Chilterns, Essex, The Gower. Together they capture the essence of the English countryside.
Suitable for all art enthusiasts.
Residential Fees From: £395. Non Residential: £265
Course runs from Dinner on Friday to Lunch on Sunday.
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.
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