Ernst Vegelin Van Claerbergen

Head of the Courtauld Gallery

Dr Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen was educated in England, USA and the Netherlands. He received a BA from Trinity College, Connecticut, and subsequently an MA and PhD from The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, where he specialised in late 16th century religious painting.

He established the Gallery’s acclaimed programme of exhibitions and the Courtauld National scheme of partnerships and major loans. He has curated exhibitions on subjects ranging from Renaissance portraits to Pierre-Auguste Renoir.


Picture of Ernst Vegelin Van Claerbergen