An Introduction to Roman Wallpainting

Birgitta Hoffmann

The Roman wallpaintings of Pompeii and Herculaneum have long been seen to be the treasures of the Roman World, but the art of fresco and secco painting stretched for much longer and wider than the towns of Bay of Naples.

This course will take you on a tour of the wall painting throughout the Roman Empire

20 Jan: The origins of Italian wall painting

Pompeii and the Campanian Styles

27 Jan:  The First Style in Campania and beyond

3 Feb:   Second Style – Theatre of the grand figures and perspectives

10 Feb: Third Style  – Can we have some peace (or at least less architecture) around here?

17 Feb:  Fourth Style – Getting frivolous or just need room for large pictures?

24 Feb: Half-term

The Wider Picture

3 March: The Golden  House and the Neronian Wall paintings

10 March: Looking up: what do we know about Roman ceilings?

17 March:  The wall paintings in the Northwest of the second to third century

24 March:  Centumcellae, Trier  and the wall paintings of the 4th century

31 March:  The mausolea of the late Roman period on the Balkans

Thursdays:  7- 9 pm GMT  starting 20th January 2022

10 weeks with a break on February 24th, 2022.

Virtual Learning Environment: Zoom

Single lecture:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£10 * 1 50

Bookings for the whole course:

Price Concessions Minimum No. Maximum No.
£90 * 1 50

To book, complete the MANCENT booking form and send it with payment to the address below. Alternatively, you can book via Eventbrite

Birgitta Hoffmann
55 Broadwalk, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5PL
email: mobile: 07747 533 070 

Adult Education in Manchester and Cheshire