Geza von Habsburg
Dr. Geza von Habsburg is an internationally renowned expert on Faberge and has curated and published extensively on this subject. With a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Fribourg, Dr. von Habsburg also brings over forty years of experience in Russian art, Old Masters, European Porcelain, Silver and Gold, and Objects of Vertu, to the Winston Art Group. Dr. von Habsburg shares his wide array of knowledge as a lecturer at universities around New York City and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Fluent in seven languages, he spent much of his career in Europe as Chairman of Christie's Europe and as Chairman of Habsburg Fine Art International Auctioneers and was recently appointed as the guest curator of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' exhibit "Faberge Revealed" (2011) which, for the first time, presents the museum's impressive Faberge collection in its entirety. Dr. Geza von Habsburg is also the great great grandson of Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria and grandson of King Fredrick Augustus II of Saxony and has been featured in various documentaries about his family's history.