26 November 2010
In the Reynolds Room, a John Madejski Fine Room
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 'These Women In The Dining Room', 1893. Oil on cardboard, 61 x 81 cm. Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest. ‘It is a recognized fact,’ proclaimed one aristocrat, ‘that there’s nothing better on this earth, than to be a Prince Esterházy.’ Stefan Körner, Custodian of the collections of the Princes Esterházy, speaks to broadcaster and journalist Rosie Goldsmith about Nikolaus II Esterházy (1765–1833) and his magnificent collection, which now resides in the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest.