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COL at the National Galleries of Scotland: Constable and McTaggart

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Course Summary

Get a flavour of our Art History courses in this session looking at two of the most renowned British landscape paintings, currently on display in the Scottish National Gallery.

Course Details

Pre-requisites for enrolment

No previous knowledge of the subject is assumed.

Content of Course

  • Introduction to Constable and McTaggart.
  • Discussion of the two paintings in SNG.

Teaching method(s)

Tutor-led discussion focused on two paintings.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this taster course, students should be able to:

  • Make a visual analysis of the works of art considered in the course.
  • Assess critically the content of a painting and its context.
  • Compare critically works of art.


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If you have questions regarding the course or enrolment, please contact COL Reception at Paterson's Land by email or by phone 0131 650 4400.

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