The Romantic World of Samuel Palmer | University of Oxford

The Romantic World of Samuel Palmer

Speaker
With Juliet Heslewood, art historian
Event date
Event time
13:00 - 14:00
Venue
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
£5/£4 concessions
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required
English watercolour painters of the Grand Tour were employed to record the landscapes of foreign countries. However, the escalation of war in Europe during the 19th century encouraged artists to look to their own countries for inspiration. Hear how Samuel Palmer's time spent in Kent led him to develop his mystical, Romantic style.