Marco Art Tours
Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits From Holbein to Warhol
Guided Lecture Tour Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Saturday, November 10 at Noon
This unprecedented exhibition presenting 150 objects from the National Portrait Gallery in London examines the evolving nature of royal portraiture by such artists as Hans Holbein the Younger, the great Northern Renaissance artist who was court painter to Henry VIII; Sir Joshua Reynolds; Peter Lely; Annie Leibovitz; Cecil Beaton; and Andy Warhol. The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is the only American venue for this exhibition that features works that have mostly never been out of England. There are paintings, sculptures, and photographs. In particular there are four dynasties that are examined: the House of Tudor (1485-1603) which includes Henry VIII and Elizabeth I; the House of Stuart (1603-1714); the House of Hanover (1714-1901); and the current House of Windsor. Masterpieces on view will feature images of Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, George I, Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana, and Prince William. This is a stunning opportunity to see
Tour Length: approximately 1.5 hours +
Cost: $118/person and is based on a minimum of eight participants, and includes the ticket. Participation is limited, and prices are subject to change. Early discounted registration is due no later than October 12. No refunds October 12 and thereafter. Please keep in mind that I have to get the exhibition catalogue. There are people who will want to fly. There are some great airfares on Southwest right now.
Cost: for registration October 13 and thereafter, the price is $135/person. No refunds October 13 or thereafter.
To register, send your name, address, phone number, and email. Also, include an emergency contact for when we are in Houston. Travel to and from Houston is up to the individual. Please complete this form, and the release, and mail to:
Dr. Martha Fielder
1412 El Campo Drive
Dallas, Texas 75218