Charles I began collecting outstanding art in his youth and became a significant connoisseur. We know what happened to him but what happened to the amazing collection? Dr Ian George will be looking at this question and King Charles’ motives in building the collection.
DR IAN GEORGE has been an art critic since the 1960. His postgraduate work was in aesthetics. Since then he has served on the Visual Arts Committee of the Festival of Perth, as a Trustee of the Queensland Art Gallery and Vice-President of the Queensland Festival, had two terms on the Community Arts Board of the Australia Council and is a regular lecturer at the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of SA and the National Gallery of Victoria.