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King Charles I: the Rise and Fall of His Spectacular Art Collect

Hosted by the Consul of the Sydney Beach Culture Group
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Took place 3 months ago
Wed 20 Mar 18:00 - 19:00

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In just two decades in the Protected content , Charles I assembled a spectacular art collection of Titian, Holbein, Durer, Rubens and Van Dyck. Art was a currency into his personal Court. Following his trial and execution in Protected content Oliver Cromwell’s Parliamentarians, these paintings played a role in the politics that followed. Recent art research reveals the role art played in funding the Civil war as well as paying off Royal debts. Tradies were paid in priceless paintings!

Anne Harbers received her MA in Art History from University of Sydney in Protected content Is currently living part time in The Netherlands working on her doctorate of 17th century Dutch painter, Abraham van Beyeren. She also holds an MBA & Masters research degree in science and worked for 30 years in medical research and international business. Her current art history research interests lie in Dutch 17th century art and 17th and 18th Century European Art and Decorative Arts. She has published on collecting, art and Science.