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Llewellyn, Briony

Briony Llewellyn is an independent scholar and curator who specialises in British and Maltese artists’ depictions of the Middle East. She has contributed to many exhibition catalogues and co-curated Amadeo Preziosi (Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985), David Roberts (Barbican Art Gallery, 1986), and The Young Lion: Early Drawings by John Frederick Lewis R.A (1804-1876) (Royal Academy, 2008). She was guest curator John Frederick Lewis: Facing Fame (Watts Gallery, 2019). In 2008 she was loans consultant for Tate Britain’s The Lure of the East: British Orientalist Painting and in 2019 contributed to the British Museum’s Inspired by the East: How the Islamic world influenced Western art. She has published extensively on British Orientalists in journals, multi-author collections, exhibition and auction catalogues. Her catalogue of British and Maltese works in the Ömer M. Koç Collection in Istanbul is forthcoming. She collaborated on compiling a David Roberts catalogue raisonné (unpublished) with Krystyna Matyjaszkiewicz and the late Helen Guiterman. She is co-compiler with Charles Newton of a forthcoming catalogue raisonné of John Frederick Lewis’s work.

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