Dr Stephen Lloyd

Memberships (professional bodies)

Museums Association; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.

Career summary

DPhil, History of Art, University of Oxford (received 1997).

Senior Curator, Scottish National Portrait Gallery (1993-2009).

President of ICOM’s international committee of museums and collections of fine art (2004-2010).

Curator of the Derby Collection, Knowsley Hall (since July 2012).

Areas of interest / research

Portrait miniatures in Britain (18thC, collecting, Strawberry Hill, Buccleuch collection).

Richard Cosway RA (1742-1821) and Maria Cosway (1760-1838).

Scottish portraiture (18thC, Sir Henry Raeburn RA).

History of art collecting in Britain during the long 18thC/Grand Tour.

History of the Derby  collection at Knowsley Hall (c.1500-2000).

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

Richard and Maria Cosway: Regency Artists of Taste, exhibition catalogue, SNPG/NPG, 1995-6.

Seven exhibitions and catalogues of portrait miniatures at SNPG, 1996-2007 (incl. Buccleuch collection 1996 and NGS 2006).

Raeburn’s Rival: Archibald Skirving (1749-1819), exhibition catalogue SNPG 1999.

The Intimate Portrait: Pastels, Miniatures and Drawings from Ramsay to Lawrence, exhibition catalogue SNPG and BM, 2008-9, co-authored with Kim Sloan.

Henry Raeburn: Context, Reception and Reputation, Edinburgh University Press 2012, co-edited with Viccy Coltman.