Saturday, June 11, 2005

England, France, the Netherlands, Round Two

Our Trip to England and Beyond, 2005.
Vermeer:
  • National Gallery, London (Trafalgar Square. Daily 10a-6p; Wed. until 9p; free admission)
    • Lady Standing at a Virginal
    • Lady Seated at a Virginal
  • The Louvre, Paris (Room 38; closed Mondays. €13 for combined ticket--€11 6p-9:45; various prices for combined transport and collections; buy ahead of time on the Web.)
    • The Astronomer
    • The Lacemaker
  • Mauritshuis, the Hague (Open daily 10a-5p; €7.5)
    • Diana and Her Companions
    • Girl with a Perl Earring
    • View of Delfi
  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Room 10 on the first floor (above the ground floor); open daily 9a-6p; €9)
    • Street in Delfi
    • The Milkmaid
    • Woman in Blue Reading a Letter
    • The Love Letter
Shakespeare:
  • Shakespeare's Globe, London
    • The Tempest, 7:30p-9:30, Wed, 10 Aug and 2p-4, Thu, 11 Aug
  • Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford on Avon
    • As You Like It, 7:30p, 10-19 Aug except 18 (Th) Aug; also 1:30p, 11 (Th) and 13 (Sa)
    • Twelfth Night, 7:30p, 19-20 Aug (Fr-Sa); also 1:30p, 20 Aug (Sa)
Places to see in passing (if time permits):
  • Bocking
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • Birmingham (old library with information on the earliest Whipples)
  • Liverpool (the Beatles)
  • Stonehendge
  • Whimple (near Exeter)

Vermeer and Shakespeare: England, France, the Netherlands

Our Trip to England and Beyond, 2005.
Vermeer:
  • National Gallery, London (Trafalgar Square. Daily 10a-6p; Wed. until 9p; free admission)
    • Lady Standing at a Virginal
    • Lady Seated at a Virginal
  • Iveagh Bequest, Kenwood, UK (Hampstead Lane, London, England NW3. Take Northern Line Tube to Golders Green, then bus no. 210 to Kenwood. Phone: 0171.973.3427. Daily 10a-4p)
    • The Guitar Player
  • National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (Normal hours: Daily 10a-5p; Thursday until 7p? Sunday 12-5. Admission: free)
    • Christ in the House of Mary and Martha
  • The Louvre, Paris (Room 38; closed Mondays. €13 for combined ticket--€11 6p-9:45; various prices for combined transport and collections; buy ahead of time on the Web.)
    • The Astronomer
    • The Lacemaker
  • Mauritshuis, the Hague (Open daily 10a-5p; €7.5)
    • Diana and Her Companions
    • Girl with a Perl Earring
    • View of Delfi
  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (Room 10 on the first floor (above the ground floor); open daily 9a-6p; €9)
    • Street in Delfi
    • The Milkmaid
    • Woman in Blue Reading a Letter
    • The Love Letter
Shakespeare:
  • Shakespeare's Globe, London
    • The Tempest, 7:30p-9:30, Wed, 10 Aug and 2p-4, Thu, 11 Aug
  • Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford on Avon
    • As You Like It, 7:30p, 10-19 Aug except 18 (Th) Aug; also 1:30p, 11 (Th) and 13 (Sa)
    • Twelfth Night, 7:30p, 19-20 Aug (Fr-Sa); also 1:30p, 20 Aug (Sa)
Places to see in passing (if time permits):
  • Bocking
  • Cambridge
  • Oxford
  • Birmingham (old library with information on the earliest Whipples)
  • Liverpool (the Beatles)
  • Stonehendge
  • Whimple (near Exeter)
  • Versailles