Wheelers Luxury Gifts invited to event
Bruce Wheeler and his wife Jackie were honoured to be invited to the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award. Wheelers Luxury Gifts was invited to the event as they’re the largest Montblanc retailer in the U.K.
HRH, The Prince of Wales, Charles was recognised for his work as a patron of the arts. Prince Charles said “Art played a significant role in helping people understand themselves”, as he accepted the 20th Anniversary Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage award at a ceremony at Apsley House in central London where Prince Charles was awarded thе Montblanc fountain pen which іѕ dedicated tο Gaius Maecenas, a historical figure whο іѕ recognised аѕ thе very first patron οf thе arts.
A different version of the pen awarded to the twelve countries can be purchased at Wheelers Luxury Gifts (there were only twelve made for the award winners for the ceremony). The Montblanc Gaius Maecenas Limited Edition Fountain Pen (106438) can be purchased online at Wheelers Luxury Gifts for £1,720.00
Charles is a patron or president of more than 20 performing arts organisations, the majority of which the Prince founded himself. "He wants every young child to have an understanding of the arts and culture," Mr Bethge said.
A little about Gaius Maecenas
Gaius Maecenas – The first patron of the arts and culture -The unique spirit and creativity of humanity can only be truly experienced through a real commitment to art and culture.
Gaius Cilnius Maecenas was born around 70 BC in what is today known as Arezzo in Tuscany. Well educated and of aristocratic birth, Maecenas enjoyed immense wealth throughout his life and achieved political influence as a friend and advisor of the Roman Emperor Augustus.
|HRH Prince Charles and the Montblanc Gaius Maecenas fountain pen.|