The golden age of Dutch landscape painting

Symposium: 18 November 2010

An afternoon study day exploring Dutch landscapes from the National Galleries of Scotland and the Royal Collection, including a focus on works by Ruisdael, Cuyp and Hobbema.
Following an afternoon of talks, participants are invited to a private view of Dutch Landscapes at The Queen’s Gallery from 6-7.30pm.

1.30-2pm:
Registration

2-2.10pm:

Welcome and Introduction,br />
Michael Clarke (Director, National Gallery of Scotland)

2.10-2.50pm:

Dutch Landscapes: What do we see in them?
Desmond Shawe-Taylor (Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures)

2.50-3.30pm:
Dutch Skies: Panoramic Landscapes in the 17th Century
Tico Seifert (Senior Curator, National Gallery of Scotland)

3.30-4pm:

Tea Break

4-4.40pm:
Landscapes by Painters and by Etchers
Peter Black (Curator, Prints & Drawings, Hunterian Art Gallery)

4.40-5pm:

Audience questions and summing up

5-5.30pm:
Opportunity for delegates to view Dutch paintings in the National Gallery of Scotland

6-7.30pm:
Wine Reception and Private View of Dutch Landscapes at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse