Christopher Forbes

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Christopher Forbes "is an Art History graduate of Princeton University and is internationally recognised as an art collector and historian with a particular interest in the Victorian era. He is Vice-Chairman of Forbes Inc. Forbes is a leading provider of business information for executives and affluent investors. The company’s flagship publication, Forbes, has been among the top five magazines in America in ad pages for the last ten years, according to the Publishers Information Bureau. While still an undergraduate, Mr. Forbes worked as a Curator of The Forbes Magazine Collection. ... Mr. Forbes is Chairman of the American Friends of the Louvre and he also sits on the boards of The Friends of New Jersey State Museum, The New York Academy of Art and the Prince of Wales Foundation. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of The Princeton University Art Museum. Mr. Forbes received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History from Princeton University in 1972. In 1986, he was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters by New Hampshire College and in 2003 was appointed a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by the French Government." [1]

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  1. Watts Gallery Trustees, organizational web page, accessed February 24, 2012.