Tissot: A Fashionable Painter

Ref: C2346339

This course will explore aspects of the life and work of Tissot. We will consider the way his later work changes and significantly contrasts in terms of subjects and medium, from depictions of fashionable ladies & social situations to illustrating the life of Christ. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Course aim

To explore aspects of the life and work of Tissot, making contrasts with his later work.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Contribute to constructive discussion about the material studied.
  • Understand the background of the artist & how this contributes to the significant change in his later work.
  • Analyse a wide range of examples of Tissot's paintings.
  • Realise the significance of the detail in the subject matter, especially the fabrics.
  • Consider the wider context of Tissot's work.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A notebook & pen may be useful for taking notes,

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Tissot: A Fashionable Painter

Enrolment Conditions

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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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