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Rienzi Center for European Decorative Arts, MFAH presents the Rienzi Fall Lecture: Rienzi Begins - Architect John F. Staub and the Mastersons. Thursday, October 24, 2013, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.Speakers
• Stephen Fox, architecture historian; author of The Country Houses of John F. Staub; coauthor of Rienzi: European Decorative Arts and Paintings
• Katherine Howe, director of Rienzi; coauthor of Rienzi: European Decorative Arts and PaintingsThis presentation explores the role of architect John F. Staub in the creation of Rienzi. The former residence of philanthropists Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III, Rienzi is now the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts and paintings.Related Publication
Rienzi: European Decorative Arts and Paintings is available at the MFAH Shop (713.639.7360) and the Museum's Hirsch Library (713.639.7325).In conjunction with the exhibition Rienzi Begins: Architect John F. Staub and the Mastersons on view through January 31, 2014. The lecture has been underwritten by the Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment for Rienzi and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment for Rienzi.