Dr Stephen Lloyd
Memberships (professional bodies)
Museums Association; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London; Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
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.