Open University study day
The Renaissance reconsidered

Saturday 16 February 2013,

Tickets £22

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In partnership with the Open University

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This study day considers the range of Renaissance drawings, prints, ceramics and medals in the Museum’s collection.

Through lectures, gallery talks and a film, the study day will offer a window onto a world of far-ranging trade routes and international influence. Themes include Renaissance drawing workshop practice, Dürer in Venice on the eve of the Golden Age, Michelangelo as a draughtsman, the role of medals, and Renaissance and Reformation. Available to OU students and the public.

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Michelangelo (1475–1564), Study for Adam in ‘The Creation of Man’ fresco in the Sistine Chapel, c. 1511. Dark red chalk over some stylus underdrawing.