Painting Pairs 2021/22: Collaborative Research in Conservation and Art History

Painting Pairs presents collaborative research undertaken by graduates in conservation and art history focussing on paintings currently in the conservation studios at the Courtauld The paintings  that form the focus for investigation by each a pair of graduates are from different periods and pose a range of questions related to their history, conservation and display. They will each report on their technical and art historical examination in a 15-20 minute presentation, plus time for questions.

Organised by Professor Aviva Burnstock (The Courtauld) and Dr Karen Serres (The Courtauld). 

2021 – 22 Participants 

Jack Chauncy paired with Céline Rémont-Ospina
Souvenir de guerre II, Andre Fougeron (1913-1998), private collection.

Saffie Patel paired with Flora Clark
View of Jamaica, attributed to George Robertson, c. 1774, Harris Museum, Preston. 

India Ferguson paired with Phoebe Dunfoy
Depiction of Mungo, The Padlock, private collection.

Alegria Spencer paired with Grant Lewis
Portraits of George Malcom (?) and Mrs Malcom, c. 1778, Henry Raeburn, Courtauld Gallery

Kyoko Takemura paired with William Bayliss
Portrait of Thomas Butts, 1589, Hughenden National Trust

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20 Jan 2022

Thursday 20th January 2022, 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Free, booking essential.


This event will now be online only. 

Registration closes 30 minutes before the event start time. If you do not receive log in details on the day of the event, please contact