Treasures of the Courts

23 September 2014 – 23 June 2015

Isabella d’Este, Pope Julius II, Philip II of Spain, Holy Roman Emperor, Jahangir, Mughal Empire, Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, Charles I of England, Louis XIV of France, Peter the Great, Madame de Pompadour, George IV of Great Britain, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Covering 500 years, 38 patrons and several continents, this course is an examination of audacious acts of patronage and how they resulted in some of the finest art collections in the world.