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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Past Appointments

  • Professor of History of Art, University of Bristol, 2000 - 2008
  • Professor of Modern Cultural Studies, University of Kent, 1988 - 2000
  • Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol, 2008 - 1970

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2000 - 2003


The clothing of Clio 1984


The true vine: on visual representation and western tradition 1989


Parallel lines: printmakers, painters and photographers in 19th century France 2001


Distinguished Images: Prints in the Visual Economy of Nineteenth-Century France 2013


Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Steven Connor

The relations between literature, technology and science and the cultural phenomenology of material life

Professor Toril Moi

Feminism and feminist theory, and women writers; literary theory; literature and philosophy; 19th and 20th century European literature; Simone de Beauvoir; Henrik Ibsen; Wittgenstein, Austin and Cavell and literary studies

Professor Patrick Wright

'Heritage' and the power of tradition in British culture since 1890; the cultural dimensions of international relations since 1945; place and belonging in relation to globalisation

Professor Patricia Waugh

Modern literary studies and intellectual history, with specific interests in the modern and contemporary novel; literature, science and medicine; cultural theory and modernist aesthetics