Immerse yourself in the world of Constable and Gainsborough on this art history tour which examines both the Suffolk landscape and haunts that so influenced the life and work of these artists as well as viewing some of their paintings found locally.
• Compare and contrast works by two of Britain’s greatest landscape painters, John Constable and Thomas Gainsborough, in the beautiful surroundings of their native county.
• Visit Constable’s birthplace and first studio and see the real subjects of his paintings at Flatford Mill and Willy Lott’s Cottage.
• Enter Gainsborough’s house in Sudbury and view a selection of the artist’s paintings, sketches and letters.
Colin Bailey, BA, PhD, FSA, FSAScot, FRSA
art historian, former curator and university lecturer
19 Jun — 22 Jun 2017
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The tour was well-led by Colin Bailey, and the visits, in lovely surroundings, were informative and very enjoyable. Illuminating to see the countryside, villages and towns where Constable and Gainsborough lived and worked.
Recent ACE Customer
accommodation based on sharing a superior twin or superior double bedded room, welcome drink, breakfast, dinner with water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.
travel insurance, superior double room for single use supplement £195.