Sophie Mathes

Memberships (professional bodies)

Association of Art Historians (AAH).

Verband deutscher Kunsthistoriker (VDK).

Career summary

MA in Art History, English Literature and Language at Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich.

Areas of interest / research

Georgian portrait painting, the work of William Beechey (PhD research area).

Portraits of children.

Reception of literary characters in portrait painting.

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

‘Joshua Reynolds and William Beechey: The romanticised depiction of childhood’ (2009). (MA thesis).