John Webley ’12 Lecture—Playing Russian in Pearls: Franz Xaver Winterhalter's Portrait of Empress Maria Alexandrovna

Heimbold Visual Arts Center 208

Open to the public

/ Friday

3:30pm-5:00pm

John Webley ’12 will present the Winterhalter portrait in the context of Russian society and the modernization efforts that she championed. Webley will also discuss the difficulties and the rewards of conducting research in St. Petersburg and at the Hermitage.