Dr Patricia de Montfort

Career summary

Phd (St And.). Have worked at University of Glasgow since 1995 (Research Fellow, later lecturer).

Areas of interest / research

Research interests focus on the work of James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903).

19th century women artists, profession and practice, especially Louise Jopling (1843-1933), genre and portrait painter.

Exhibition culture and the London art market 1850-1914.

Current projects include a book, digitisation and exhibition project on Jopling and her circle, a technical art history study of Whistler’s watercolours and Whistler exhibition projects in the UK and the USA.

Details of books/publications relating to your work on British portraiture

Project director, Louise Jopling.

Jopling book publication nearing completion (to be published by Ashgate).

Project director, Exhibition Culture in London 1878-1908.

Joint general editor, The Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler, 2003-4.