The Romantic World of Samuel Palmer | University of Oxford

The Romantic World of Samuel Palmer

With Juliet Heslewood, art historian
13:00 - 14:00
Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 2PH
Lectures and seminars
£5/£4 concessions
Yes
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.