The Hunterian Art Gallery collection

This course introduces to students the art collection found within the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Art Gallery. The initial lecture will look at Dr Hunter himself, both as a physician and anatomist, but also a collector of art, and how his bequest to the University of Glasgow formed the Hunterian museum in 1807. Each lecture will introduce artists whose works forms part of the collection, and cover the artist’s biography and key works, as well as background and context. These lectures will include consideration of the works of Whistler and the Mackintosh House, as well as other important aspects of the collection. The final class will be a visit to the Gallery.

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  • Cost: £70
  • Credits: 0