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Macartney, Hilary

Hilary Macartney is lecturer in History of Art at the University of Glasgow, where she also directs research projects relating to Sir William Stirling Maxwell as scholar and collector of Spanish art. A Glasgow graduate, she gained her PhD from the Courtauld Institute. Her special interests are centred on the reception of Spanish art in the UK, including reproduction and its use as a tool of scholarship and widening access. Her publications include Spanish Art in Britain and Ireland, 1750–1920: Studies in Reception in Memory of Enriqueta Harris Frankfort (2010), co-edited with Nigel Glendinning, and Copied by the Sun: Talbotype Illustrations to the Annals of the Artists of Spain (2016), with José Manuel Matilla, with whom she co-curated the accompanying exhibition at the Prado Museum. She is co-founder and Joint Honorary Vice-President of ARTES Iberian & Latin American Visual Studies Group.

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