Tuesday 3 Sep 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Time: 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Ticket price: Adult $20, Concession $18 (full time students only) includes Tea/Coffee
Lecture 2: Philip the Greek
The lecture considers the Duke of Edinburgh in the context of the Royal Family of Greece, investigates the colourful tapestry of his Danish and Russian antecedents, and focuses on those individuals who had had a meaningful impact on his life.
DR EUGENE BARILO VON REISBERG is a Melbourne-based scholar and art adviser, who shares his passion for art, history, and culture from the eighteenth century to the present day through regular lectures and publications. He has completed a doctoral dissertation on Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873), the 19th century elite portrait specialist, and is currently working towards a catalogue raisonné of the artist’s works.
Image: Philip de Laszlo (1867-1937), Portrait of Olga, Queen of the Hellenes (née Grand Duchess of Russia; grand-mother of the Duke of Edinburgh), 1914, Oil on canvas, Private Collection.
The Johnston Collection is located in a residential area. We do not publish our address. All visitors must arrive via The Johnston Collection courtesy bus with pick-up at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park, 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne ten minutes before the start of the event you have booked into. Entry will not be permitted to those coming directly to the Collection including confirmed bookings. Visitors can opt to return to the Pullman Melbourne on the Park in our courtesy bus at the completion of their visit. Fairhall exhibition-house tours and lectures take about 1½ hours. We encourage all visitors to arrive at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park,192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne by public transport.