On this exclusive visit to Florence, the splendour of the Renaissance and the masterpieces created during this significant period of culture and art history will come to life. Over five days, you will explore
the works of Giotto, Masaccio, Botticelli, Raphael and, of course, Michelangelo. Join Art Historian and Writer, Aliki Braine as she guides you through the major sites and museums of the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Each day will include morning and afternoon sessions with entrance to galleries and museums included in the fee – along with a welcome lunch and dinner at a traditional Florentine trattoria. Please note that flights and accommodation are not included in the price.
This visit to Florence complements the Christie’s Education Stories of European Art course, which covers key artists and artworks from the late Gothic to Modern.
What you will learn:
- An understanding of the history of the beginnings and growth of the Italian Renaissance
- First-hand experience the major artists and artworks of this period in art history
- A greater knowledge of the culture, art and architecture of the city of Florence
Born in Paris in 1976, Aliki Braine studied at The Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford, The Slade School of Fine Art, London and The Courtauld Institute where she was awarded a distinction for her masters in 17th century painting. Aliki has been a regular lecturer at the National Gallery since 2001 and also teaches at the Wallace Collection, Courtauld Gallery and for The Arts Society. She is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Fine Art Photography for the University of the Arts London. Aliki is also a practicing artist who regularly exhibits her photographic work internationally.
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