Royal Intrigues & Scandals in Enlightenment Sweden

Louisa Ulrika of Prussia was Queen of Sweden from 1751 to 1771, being the consort of King Adolf Frederick and was queen mother during the reign of King Gustav III. A strong and fascinating character, she was connected to many intrigues and scandals but also to some amazing leading Enlightenment ideas in the education of her children and in the collecting of art and natural philosophy ideas. Including some recent research planned to be published in 2021, this talk will highlight some of the 18th century art collected, relationships formed and lasting outcomes from this important Swedish reign.

This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer.

$39 Limited

<p>Louisa Ulrika of Prussia was Queen of Sweden from 1751 to 1771, being the consort of King Adolf Frederick and was queen mother during the reign of King Gustav III. A strong and fascinating

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26 Feb

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