MA Studentship with York Art Gallery (2020-21)

Friends of York Art Gallery Research Scholarship


Awarded to Grace England

The Department of History of Art in partnership with the Friends of York Art Gallery.

See the Department website for details of the scholarship.


Read Grace's article about her placement.

Following research undertaken at York Art Gallery, Grace wrote several articles, published on the Gallery's and the Friends of York Art Gallery's websites:

‘Artwork of the Month’ essay on the 1670s portrait of Charlotte Fitzroy by Peter Lely

'High Society: British Female Portraiture of the Eighteenth Century'

'The Illustrious History of the Female Art Collector: Introducing the new Patricia Barnes Collection'

'Mythology in Art History: Mythological art at the York Art Gallery'




Main image: William Hogarth, Portrait of Elizabeth Betts, Mrs Benjamin Hoadly (detail), 1741, oil on canvas; image courtesy of York Museums Trust :: :: Public Domain

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