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25 January 2018Foreigners in London 1520 - 1677. Artists that changed the course of British Art.
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Foreigners in London 1520 - 1677. Artists that changed the course of British Art. Leslie Prima Thursday 25 January 2018

Why were foreigner painters preferred by the aristocracy in London to native-born English painters, why did foreigners come in the first place, what was their motivation, and what was the impact of foreigners in London on English art and art practise? The lectures will look at the various formats and uses of art, tracing foreign artists from the Tudor period through to the Renaissance and Baroque, looking at their origins and how they came to work in England. 

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