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Nicholas and Alexandra – Tyrants and Martyrs of Imperial Russia
March 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This lecture looks at a time in Russia when war threatened to destroy the nation and the people were on the brink of the revolution ending the Romanov Dynasty.
Douglas Skeggs read Fine Art at Magdalene College, Cambridge and since 1980 has been a lecturer on the history and techniques of painting. He has made several art documentaries and written and advised on many more. An accomplished painter in his own right, three one-man exhibitions of his paintings have been held. His biography of Monet, River of Light: Monet’s Impressions of the Seine, sold 65,000 copies, and he has also written several novels. Over the years he has accompanied numerous tours across Europe.