Fellow: Fowle
Elected: 2022
Discipline: History, Theory and Practice of the Creative and Performing Arts
Professor Frances Fowle
Personal Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art, University of Edinburgh
Frances Fowle is an art historian and curator, specialising in French and Scottish art. She is an authority on collecting and the early market for Impressionism, with a current focus on women as tastemakers. She has curated numerous international exhibitions and her publications include Impressionism and Scotland (2008), Van Gogh’s Twin (2010) and a co-edited anthology, Globalising Impressionism: Reception, Translation and Transnationalism (2020). She is Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art at the University of Edinburgh, Senior Curator of French Art at the National Galleries of Scotland, Chair of the Association for Art History and Senior Trustee of the Burrell Collection.