Lecturers' Biographies

Dr Anne Puetz is responsible for the extensive programme of non-degree art history courses at The Courtauld. She is a scholar of late seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century British visual culture, with a particular interest in the graphic arts, and is currently co-editing a collection of essays on the intersection of fine and decorative arts in Renaissance and early modern Europe.  Anne was Research Curator of The Courtauld Gallery’s Art on the Line: The Royal Academy Exhibitions at Somerset House 1780-1836 (2001) and has written on print collecting, on foreign exhibitors at the Royal Academy, on artisanal design education and on the Society of Arts. 

Clare Richardson
is a paintings conservator whose research interests include painting techniques and pigment deterioration. She currently works at the Victoria and Albert Museum preparing works for the new European Galleries and in private practice. Clare’s recent conservation projects include The Courtauld Gallery’s Cain Slaying Abel and Moses and the Brazen Serpent by Rubens as well as Constable’s six foot Sketch of the Leaping Horse at the Victoria and Albert Museum. She contributed to the exhibition catalogue of John Constable: Oil Sketches from the V&A and is working on the publication of her Villers fellowship research on the painting techniques of Rubens 1609-12.



For further information, please contact Dr Anne Puetz (Tues – Thurs) on 020 7848 2886 or anne.puetz@courtauld.ac.uk