- 15 January to 27 April 2018
- Paul Mellon Centre
This course explores the development of landscape art, thematically and chronologically, from the the mid-eighteenth century to the start of World War One. During this period, the face of British landscape changed irrevocably, as cities encroached increasingly upon the countryside, population patterns shifted, attitudes to the occupancy and ownership of land were keenly contested, and political boundaries were redrawn. The course includes visits to the National Gallery, Tate Britain, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, and field trips to sites such as Stourhead, Stowe, and the Welsh mountains.