Bristol PhD Visiting Scholar at Yale Center for British Art
11 October 2016
Tessa Kilgarriff, a PhD student in History of Art at the University of Bristol and the National Portrait Gallery, London has won a visiting scholarship at the Yale Center for British Art
While at the Yale Center for British Art, Tessa Kilgarriff will be pursuing research for her thesis entitled, “Reproducing Fame: Printed and Painted Theatrical Portraiture, 1820-1870.” Her thesis combines theater and art historical approaches to study the production, dissemination and reception of theatrical portraits in Britain. In addition to theatrical portraiture, she will be examining the correspondence of artists David Roberts and Charles Robert Leslie.
September 19 – December 16, 2016, Arts and Humanities Research Council Scholar