French Painting: From Claude to Corot

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French Painting: From Claude to Corot

French Painting: From Claude to Corot

Wednesdays 30 October – 20 November, 11am – 1.30pm

The Wallace has one of the greatest collections of French paintings in Britain. This four-week course, taught by Richard Stemp, will examine these works in depth, placing them in the context of the development of French art from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries through a series of lectures, each of which will be followed by a visit to the galleries for close examination of the paintings themselves.


Week 1: The Seventeenth Century: Claude, Poussin and Philippe de Champaigne

Week 2: The Eighteenth Century- the first generation: Watteau and Lancret

Week 3: The Eighteenth Century - the next generation: Boucher and Fragonard

Week 4: The Romantics and beyond: Delaroche, Scheffer, Corot and Rousseau.

Date & Times

Date Start Time End Time
30/10/2019 11:00 13:30

Ticket Information

Ticket type Price
Short Course Gen. Admission £152
Short Course Concession £137
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