Prof. Peter Stewart

Director; Professor of Ancient Art

Peter Stewart

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, Gandharan art, and connections between artistic traditions of the ancient world. His past publications include, Statues in Roman Society: Representation and Response (Oxford, 2003); Roman Art (Oxford/Cambridge, 2004); The Social History of Roman Art (Cambridge 2008); and A Catalogue of the Sculpture Collection at Wilton House (Oxford, 2020).

Email: peter.stewart@classics.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 1865 278082
Fax: +44 1865 610237

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