& Exhibitions

Academic Term Events
Sat, 05/25/2019 (All day)

Field Trip to Pisa & Lucca

Field trip to Pisa and Lucca for Art History students ~ with Helen Watterson.

Early Renaissance Field trip to Pisa (in the morning) and Lucca (in the afternoon) to study the impressive Romanesque Cathedral, Baptistery, and Campanile of Pisa, together with Nicola and Giovanni Pisano's Gothic pulpits, the Gothic and Renaissance frescoes in the Camposanto, together with their sinopias (preparatory drawings in a reddish pigment on a rougher preliminary layer beneath the frescoes) now in the Sinopia Museum. In Lucca, students see several important Romanesque churches and also an unusual perfectly elliptical piazza built up on the foundations of an ancient Roman amphitheatre. Further details to be announced.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 (All day)

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