13. November 2018 20:00
Dr. Beatriz Chadour
Based in England Dr. Beatriz Chadour-Sampson is an international jewellery historian and lecturer. Her numerous publications range from Antiquity to the present day, these include her doctoral thesis on the Italian goldsmith Antonio Gentili da Faenza (1980); the jewellery collection of the Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Cologne (1985) and 2000 Finger Rings from the Alice and Louis Koch Collection (1994) in the Swiss National Museum, Zurich of which she continues to be consultant. Beatriz Chadour-Sampson was consultant curator in the re-designing of the William and Judith Bollinger Jewellery Gallery at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and guest curator of the ‘Pearls’ exhibition. Among other projects she is currently cataloguing the Inge Asenbaum Collection from Vienna, now in the Dallas Museum of Art.