History of art: Women Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Age

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Women Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Age
Mondays, 13, 20 & 27 September and 4, 11 & 18 October
Full course £60 | Friends £54
Single lecture £12 | Friends £10.80
Online, Zoom webinar
Hilary Underwood & Sarah Hardy

Women played an important role in the Pre-Raphaelite movement, despite the limitations on their careers imposed by the Victorian art world. Today, their achievements are being reframed by scholars and museums. In this course, learn about their art in context and explore whether there are distinctive female perspectives on Pre-Raphaelitism through key artists and works.

Lecture 1 - Elizabeth Siddal: in the shadow of Dante Gabriel Rossetti?

Lecture 2
- Rosa Brett, Anna Blunden, Joanna Boyce and others: Women in the Victorian Art World

Lecture 3
- Catherine and Lucy Madox Brown: keeping art in the family

Lecture 4
- Marie Spartali Stillman: new directions in Pre-Raphaelitism

Lecture 5
- Evelyn Pickering De Morgan (delivered by Sarah Hardy, De Morgan Foundation Curator)

Lecture 6
- Kate Bunce, Marianne Stokes, Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale: new century - new professionalisms

Image: Catherine Madox Brown, A Deep Problem: 9 and 6 make -, 1875, Watercolour on paper, Birmingham Museums Trust. Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0

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