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The Golden Age of Dutch Painting

1 Nov — 5 Nov 2018 | Tour Director: Rupert Dickens

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Tour Director

Andrew Wilson portrait

Rupert Dickens, MA

Rupert is an art historian and journalist specialising in Dutch and Flemish art.

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Itinerary

Day

1

Depart Heathrow 1145, arriving Amsterdam 1405. Transfer to Hotel Estheréa for four nights. Afternoon walking tour and visit to the Amsterdam Museum.

Day

2

Morning lecture: Sex and Death in the 17th Century followed by visit to the Rijksmuseum (17th century collections including Rembrandt’s The Night Watch). Free time for independent visits to the Van Gogh Museum or Museum Van Loon.

Day

3

Morning lecture: The Dutch Landscape. Whole day excursion to The Hague, including tour of the Mauritshuis (Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring) and afternoon visits to nearby Galerij Prins Willem V (former private collection) and Museum Bredius. Free evening.

Day

4

Morning lecture: Rembrandt, Hals and Dutch Portraiture followed by visit to the Amsterdam Hermitage Museum. Afternoon: excursion to Haarlem for visit to the Frans Hals Museum.

Day

5

Morning: visits on foot to The Waag (15th century building – exterior only), the Rembrandthuis, Oude Kerk (14th century church – the oldest building in the city) and Zuidekerk (17th century Protestant church). Depart Amsterdam 1620, arriving Heathrow 1640.

Tour Dates

1 Nov — 5 Nov 2018

Days

5

Cost

£1825

Tour Code

GAD2-18

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Cost includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, three dinners with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, double room for single use supplement £325.

 
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