Art History 16th Century Painting in Northern Europe This is the century of Dürer’s extraordinary woodcuts and engravings and Grünewald’s tortured and ugly forms. 17th Century Painting in Northern Europe Two great figures: Rubens and Rembrandt dominate the art of the 17th century. We will discuss their works and also focus on the artists who specialised in scenes of everyday life, landscapes and portraits. Clowns and Laundresses Art history through themes - images of people at work or relaxing. Romanticism and European painting What is Romanticism? A term difficult to define, although in painting often associated with colour and feeling. Saturday History & Art History: The First World War Historian John Stevens and Art Historian Sarah Kelly will explore the history and art of WWI. The 15th Century: Early Netherlandish Painting Explore the art of the Northern Renaissance from Jan van Eyck’s exquisite, jewel-like paintings to Hieronymus Bosch’s bizarre world of monsters. The Spanish Civil War: Art and History The brutal conflict in Spain is sometimes seen as a European Civil War.