Peter Carl Gustavovich Fabergé (1846, St. Petersburg —1920, Lausanne) created some of the most exquisite pieces of jewellery ever made.
His clientele ranged from Moscow merchants and Alice Keppel, mistress of Edward VII, to Russia's Romanovs. Discover some of his key commissions and what made them so innovative.
Dr Marie-Anne Mancio has a doctorate in contemporary art. Now a freelance art historian, she has lectured for Dulwich Picture Gallery, Slade, Tate, City Lit, and is an approved lecturer of the Arts Society. She is the director of Hotel Alphabet which runs art history tours for small groups to New York, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Venice Biennale, Berlin, Amsterdam and many other destinations. She also writes historical fiction and is currently writing a thriller about Caravaggio.
This talk is supported by The Arts Society - A leading arts education charity with a global network of 385 local Societies, which bring people together through a shared curiosity for the arts.