Studies in the History of Collections - Editors

Professor Sir John Boardman

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Emeritus Lincoln Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford

Dr Christopher Brown

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Director, Ashmolean Museum; Fellow of Worcester College, University of Oxford

  • Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century paintings.

Member of the Raad van Toezicht, Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie; Member of the Board of Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp; Chairman of the National Loan Collection Trust and Trustee of the Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Author of Bruegel (1975); Dutch Painting (1976); Burgundy (1977); Rembrandt - The Complete Paintings (2 volumes, 1980); Carel Fabritius (1981); A Chatelet - Early Dutch Painting (1981); Van Dyck (1982); Scenes of Everyday Life - 17th-Century Dutch Genre Painting (1984); Anthony Van Dyck: Drawings (1991); Rubens Landscapes (1996) and Anthony Van Dyck: Paintings (1999).

Source: University of Oxford - Directory of Experts (1999)

Dr Arthur MacGregor FSA

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Senior Assistant Keeper, Department of Antiquities, Ashmolean Museum; Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford

  • Archaeology and material culture of the Anglo-Saxon, medieval and later period
  • History of collecting and of museums

Director of the Society of Antiquaries; Chairman of the Finds Research Group 700-1700.

Editor of the Journal of the History of Collections (1989-); Tradescant's Rarities (1983); The Late King's Goods (1989); Sir Hans Sloane (1994). Co-editor of The Origins of Museums (1985).

Author of Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn (1985); Ashmolean Museum, Summary Catalogue of the Continental Archaeological Collections (1997).

Source: University of Oxford - Directory of Experts (1999)

Dr Peter Stewart

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Director, Classical Art Research Centre, University of Oxford

Before taking up the post of Director in 2011, Peter Stewart was Reader in Classical Art and its Heritage at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London. He was previously Lecturer in Classics and Curator of the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology at Reading University. His research mainly lies in the field of ancient sculpture, including Roman provincial art and the sculpture collection at Wilton House, for which he is completing the history and catalogue. 

His past publications include, Statues in Roman Society: Representation and Response (Oxford, 2003); Roman Art (Oxford/Cambridge, 2004); and The Social History of Roman Art (Cambridge 2008).