National Gallery Tour: Discovering the Masterpieces

National Gallery Tour: Discovering the Masterpieces
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$26.78
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Description

Discover the strange stories and beautiful impressions of the artworks in Britain's greatest gallery. Learn why Caravaggio died on the run from the law, how Rembrandt lost all his money and where to look for secret meanings in Holbein's famed painting of two French ambassadors. Get involved by discussing your own impressions of these great works and leave the tour with a newfound confidence for enjoying art.

The National Gallery is Britain’s premier art gallery and is renowned throughout the world for the quality of its collection. With the help of an experienced guide, you will discover the masterpieces that have made the gallery so famous, learn how to read the paintings and unearth their colourful histories.

The tour will take you through six centuries of western art, starting with the medieval origins of the renaissance and journeying through to the Impressionists. The great names of European art all feature: Botticelli, Titian, Rembrandt, Turner and van Gogh are all examined and made to come alive in the most historic of locations.

By the end of the tour you will have an excellent grasp of the story of art in Europe and a newfound confidence for speaking about artworks and artists, preparing you for a self-guided visit to any great gallery in the world!

Discover the strange stories and beautiful impressions of the artworks in Britain's greatest gallery. Learn why Caravaggio died on the run from the law, how Rembrandt lost all his money and where to look for secret meanings in Holbein's famed painting of two French ambassadors. Get involved by discussing your own impressions of these great works and leave the tour with a newfound confidence for enjoying art.