Dr Patricia De Montfort

  • Lecturer in History of Art/Curator in Whistler Studies (History of Art)

telephone: 01413303268
email: Patricia.de-Montfort@glasgow.ac.uk

R205 Level 1, History of Art, 7 University Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8QH

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3378-8247

Research interests

Research Interests

  • British and American art c.1850-1920, especially the work of James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) and his circle
  • History of collecting and the art market
  • Exhibition culture and international artist/dealer networks
  • Gender and artistic practice; issues around identity and public/private space, with special interest in the life and work of Louise Jopling (1843-1933)
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to the analysis of 19th century watercolour materials and practice

 

Publications

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Number of items: 33.

2020

de Montfort, P. (2020) “A great sensation” women in white in late Victorian literature and popular Culture. In: MacDonald, M. F. (ed.) The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler. Yale University Press: New Haven, CT, USA. ISBN 9780300254501 (In Press)

2019

de Montfort, P. (2019) Women, Art and Money in Late Victorian and Edwardian England. The Hustle and the Scramble. Women's History Review, 28(7), pp. 1241-1242. (doi: 10.1080/09612025.2019.1667586)[Book Review]

2018

de Montfort, P. (2018) Whistler and Nature. [Exhibitions]

de Montfort, P. and Willsdon, C. (2018) Whistler and Nature. Paul Holberton: London. ISBN 9781911300496

de Montfort, P. (2018) “Suggesting, Exhorting, Encouraging”: Louise Jopling’s Art School for Women. Association for Art History Annual Conference, London, UK, 5-7 Apr 2018. (Unpublished)

2017

de Montfort, P. (2017) Art and Opportunity: Louise Jopling (1843-1933) and the Periodical Press. Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Annual Conference 2017, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 27-29 July 2017. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2017) Louise Jopling: artist, teacher, campaigner. Fine Art Connoisseur, 14(4), pp. 76-80.

de Montfort, P. (2017) Louise Jopling's Art School and the Slade Model. Association for Art History Annual Conference, Loughborough, UK, 6-8 April 2017. (Unpublished)

2016

de Montfort, P. (2016) Gender and Style in the Circle of James McNeill Whistler. Anxious Forms: Masculinities in Crisis in the Long Nineteenth Century, Glasgow, UK, 28 Oct 2016. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2016) Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain. Routledge: Burlington. ISBN 9781472467393 (hardback), 9781138352728 (paperback)

de Montfort, P. (2016) Louise Jopling in the studio. British Women Artists 1760-1960 Sub-Group Meeting, Edinburgh, UK, 26 May 2016. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. and Calvert, R. (2016) Still Invisible: Provocation. British Art Studies(2), (doi: 10.17658/issn.2058-5462/issue-02/still-invisible)

de Montfort, P. (2016) British Art Studies, Issue 2 [Lead Editor]. British Art Studies, 2, (doi: 10.17658/issn.2058-5462/issue-02)

2015

de Montfort, P. (2015) Louise Jopling: Artist and Teacher. [Exhibitions]

2014

de Montfort, P. (2014) Collecting women’s works: Jopling, the Rothschilds and their circle. The Collector and his Circle: New Research in the History of Collecting, London, UK, 1-2 July 2014. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2014) Researching 'Overlooked' Artists: Louise Jopling (1843-1933). British Art Network: Overlooked Victorian Artists, Manchester, UK, 16 Jan 2014. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2014) Whistler on exhibition in the 1890s: reputation and reward. In: Ono, A. (ed.) James McNeill Whistler: Retrospective. National Museum of Modern Art and Yokohama Museum of Art, pp. 239-242.

2013

de Montfort, P. (2013) Whistler and Watercolour. [Exhibitions]

MacDonald, M.F. and de Montfort, P. (2013) An American in London: Whistler and the Thames. Philip Wilson: London. ISBN 9781781300060

de Montfort, P. (2013) Louise Jopling: a gendered reading of late 19th-century Britain. Woman's Art Journal, 34,

de Montfort, P. (2013) Painting river pictures : Whistler’s Chelsea subjects. In: MacDonald, M. and de Montfort, P. (eds.) An American in London: Whistler and the Thames. Philip Wilson: London, pp. 30-49. ISBN 9781781300060

2012

de Montfort, P. (2012) The Fine Art Society and the rise of the solo exhibition. In: Gould, C. and Mesplede, S. (eds.) Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present: A Cultural History. Ashgate: Farnham, pp. 147-163. ISBN 9781409436690

2011

de Montfort, P. (2011) Negotiating a reputation: J.M. Whistler, D.G. Rossetti and the art market, 1860-1900. In: Fletcher, P. and Helmreich, A. (eds.) The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London, 1850-1930. Manchester University Press: Manchester, pp. 257-275. ISBN 9780719084607

2010

de Montfort, P. (2010) Whistler in the Twentieth Century. In: Hermens, E., Meacock, J. and Petri, G. (eds.) Connecting Whistler: Essays in honour of Margaret F. MacDonald. UNSPECIFIED: Glasgow, pp. 115-119.

de Montfort, P. (2010) Louise Jopling (1843-1933) [online 2010- ]. [Website]

2008

de Montfort, P. (2008) “Two to make a Brotherhood”: F.G. Stephens, art criticism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Review of the Pre-Raphaelite Society, 16(2), pp. 57-69.

2007

de Montfort, P. (2007) Exhibition culture in London 1878-1908. Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History, 12,

2006

de Montfort, P. (2006) Exhibition Culture in London 1878-1908 [online 2003-10]. [Website]

2005

de Montfort, P. (2005) Whistler's ten o'clock lecture. Quarterly Ephemera, 1(3), pp. 81-90.

2004

de Montfort, P. (2004) "Atlas" and the Butterfly: James McNeill Whistler, Edmund Yates and the "World". In: Brake, L. and Codell, J. (eds.) Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke, pp. 161-174. ISBN 1-4039-4177-7

2003

MacDonald, M. F. , Galassi, S.G., Ribeiro, A. and de Montfort, P. (2003) Whistler, Women and Fashion. Yale University Press: London. ISBN 0 912114 22 3

MacDonald, M. F. , de Montfort, P. and Thorp, N. (2003) The Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler [online 2003-10]. University of Glasgow.

de Montfort, P. (2003) White Muslin: Joanna Hiffernan and the 1860's. In: MacDonald, M. F. (ed.) Whistler, Women and Fashion. Yale University Press: New York; London, pp. 76-91. ISBN 0 912114 22 3

This list was generated on Wed Sep 16 20:24:24 2020 BST.
Number of items: 33.

Articles

de Montfort, P. (2017) Louise Jopling: artist, teacher, campaigner. Fine Art Connoisseur, 14(4), pp. 76-80.

de Montfort, P. and Calvert, R. (2016) Still Invisible: Provocation. British Art Studies(2), (doi: 10.17658/issn.2058-5462/issue-02/still-invisible)

de Montfort, P. (2016) British Art Studies, Issue 2 [Lead Editor]. British Art Studies, 2, (doi: 10.17658/issn.2058-5462/issue-02)

de Montfort, P. (2013) Louise Jopling: a gendered reading of late 19th-century Britain. Woman's Art Journal, 34,

de Montfort, P. (2008) “Two to make a Brotherhood”: F.G. Stephens, art criticism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Review of the Pre-Raphaelite Society, 16(2), pp. 57-69.

de Montfort, P. (2007) Exhibition culture in London 1878-1908. Journal of the Scottish Society for Art History, 12,

de Montfort, P. (2005) Whistler's ten o'clock lecture. Quarterly Ephemera, 1(3), pp. 81-90.

Books

de Montfort, P. and Willsdon, C. (2018) Whistler and Nature. Paul Holberton: London. ISBN 9781911300496

de Montfort, P. (2016) Louise Jopling: A Biographical and Cultural Study of the Modern Woman Artist in Victorian Britain. Routledge: Burlington. ISBN 9781472467393 (hardback), 9781138352728 (paperback)

MacDonald, M.F. and de Montfort, P. (2013) An American in London: Whistler and the Thames. Philip Wilson: London. ISBN 9781781300060

MacDonald, M. F. , Galassi, S.G., Ribeiro, A. and de Montfort, P. (2003) Whistler, Women and Fashion. Yale University Press: London. ISBN 0 912114 22 3

Book Sections

de Montfort, P. (2020) “A great sensation” women in white in late Victorian literature and popular Culture. In: MacDonald, M. F. (ed.) The Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan and James McNeill Whistler. Yale University Press: New Haven, CT, USA. ISBN 9780300254501 (In Press)

de Montfort, P. (2014) Whistler on exhibition in the 1890s: reputation and reward. In: Ono, A. (ed.) James McNeill Whistler: Retrospective. National Museum of Modern Art and Yokohama Museum of Art, pp. 239-242.

de Montfort, P. (2013) Painting river pictures : Whistler’s Chelsea subjects. In: MacDonald, M. and de Montfort, P. (eds.) An American in London: Whistler and the Thames. Philip Wilson: London, pp. 30-49. ISBN 9781781300060

de Montfort, P. (2012) The Fine Art Society and the rise of the solo exhibition. In: Gould, C. and Mesplede, S. (eds.) Marketing Art in the British Isles, 1700 to the Present: A Cultural History. Ashgate: Farnham, pp. 147-163. ISBN 9781409436690

de Montfort, P. (2011) Negotiating a reputation: J.M. Whistler, D.G. Rossetti and the art market, 1860-1900. In: Fletcher, P. and Helmreich, A. (eds.) The Rise of the Modern Art Market in London, 1850-1930. Manchester University Press: Manchester, pp. 257-275. ISBN 9780719084607

de Montfort, P. (2010) Whistler in the Twentieth Century. In: Hermens, E., Meacock, J. and Petri, G. (eds.) Connecting Whistler: Essays in honour of Margaret F. MacDonald. UNSPECIFIED: Glasgow, pp. 115-119.

de Montfort, P. (2004) "Atlas" and the Butterfly: James McNeill Whistler, Edmund Yates and the "World". In: Brake, L. and Codell, J. (eds.) Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke, pp. 161-174. ISBN 1-4039-4177-7

de Montfort, P. (2003) White Muslin: Joanna Hiffernan and the 1860's. In: MacDonald, M. F. (ed.) Whistler, Women and Fashion. Yale University Press: New York; London, pp. 76-91. ISBN 0 912114 22 3

Book Reviews

de Montfort, P. (2019) Women, Art and Money in Late Victorian and Edwardian England. The Hustle and the Scramble. Women's History Review, 28(7), pp. 1241-1242. (doi: 10.1080/09612025.2019.1667586)[Book Review]

Edited Books

MacDonald, M. F. , de Montfort, P. and Thorp, N. (2003) The Correspondence of James McNeill Whistler [online 2003-10]. University of Glasgow.

Conference or Workshop Item

de Montfort, P. (2018) “Suggesting, Exhorting, Encouraging”: Louise Jopling’s Art School for Women. Association for Art History Annual Conference, London, UK, 5-7 Apr 2018. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2017) Art and Opportunity: Louise Jopling (1843-1933) and the Periodical Press. Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Annual Conference 2017, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 27-29 July 2017. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2017) Louise Jopling's Art School and the Slade Model. Association for Art History Annual Conference, Loughborough, UK, 6-8 April 2017. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2016) Gender and Style in the Circle of James McNeill Whistler. Anxious Forms: Masculinities in Crisis in the Long Nineteenth Century, Glasgow, UK, 28 Oct 2016. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2016) Louise Jopling in the studio. British Women Artists 1760-1960 Sub-Group Meeting, Edinburgh, UK, 26 May 2016. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2014) Collecting women’s works: Jopling, the Rothschilds and their circle. The Collector and his Circle: New Research in the History of Collecting, London, UK, 1-2 July 2014. (Unpublished)

de Montfort, P. (2014) Researching 'Overlooked' Artists: Louise Jopling (1843-1933). British Art Network: Overlooked Victorian Artists, Manchester, UK, 16 Jan 2014. (Unpublished)

Exhibitions

de Montfort, P. (2018) Whistler and Nature. [Exhibitions]

de Montfort, P. (2015) Louise Jopling: Artist and Teacher. [Exhibitions]

de Montfort, P. (2013) Whistler and Watercolour. [Exhibitions]

Website

de Montfort, P. (2010) Louise Jopling (1843-1933) [online 2010- ]. [Website]

de Montfort, P. (2006) Exhibition Culture in London 1878-1908 [online 2003-10]. [Website]

This list was generated on Wed Sep 16 20:24:24 2020 BST.

Grants

  • Lunder Foundation (Sept 2015; £900) PI; Whistler research 
  • SCCA Research Committee (Sept 2015; £550) PI; Whistler research
  • SCCA Research Committee (May 2015; £355) PI; Jopling publication costs
  • NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai, Japan Broadcasting Corporation): (Sept 2014; £1800) CI; Whistler exhibition costs
  • OPEN - Oil Paintings Expert Network (April 2013-May 2014; £38,898) CI

Supervision

I welcome enquiries about potential M.Res or PhD projects in any area relating to my research interests.

  • Astrom, Kristina
    Liminal Space as Transitional Phenomena in Mallarmé: Inter-art relations from Mallarmé and Whistler to the contemporary scene
  • Macleod, Jenny
    Scottish Printmakers During the Etching Revival
  • Wu, Yunong
    Global Transformation and Regional Reception: Collecting Practice of Mounted Chinese Porcelain in 19th-Century Britain

Teaching

  • Level 1 History of Art programme (team taught)
  • ‘Artists and the Art Market in Britain’ (L3, Junior Honours).
  • ‘Women, Art and Audience 1830-1914’ (L3, Junior Honours).
  • Portfolio core course (L3, Junior Honours, team taught).
  • Methodology core course (L3, Junior Honours, team taught).
  • Postgraduate taught courses (History of Collecting and Collections).

Additional information

Administration

  •  Level 1 Co-convenor
  • Manage Graduate Teaching Assistants
  • Exams Co-convenor (2008-15)
  • Convenor, Mlitt in History of Collecting and Collections (2012-15) 

External Responsibilities

  • Visiting Fellow, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Whistler Criticism Digitisation Project, Augustana College, Illinois, USA.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of the Whistler Society, London (http://www.whistlersociety.org/)
  • External Examiner, MA and PG Diploma in History and Business of Collecting, University of Warwick and Sir John Soane Museum, London.
  • Academic Adviser (2013-14), Oil Paintings Expert Network, (partnership between Public Catalogue Foundation (http://www.thepcf.org.uk) and University of Glasgow). 

Online Research Projects

New publication

Conference papers and talks 

  • de Montfort, P., ‘Louise Jopling’s Studio Spaces’ (1880s-1914). A Studio of One’s Own: British Women Artists 1750-1950 Sub Group Meeting, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (May 2016)
  • ‘Louise Jopling: an online catalogue,’ Whistler International Colloquium, University of Glasgow, (Jun 2015).
  • ‘Collecting women’s works: Louise Jopling, the Rothschilds and their circle,’ The Collector and his Circle symposium, Institute of Historical Research and Wallace Collection, London (July 2014)
  • TV broadcast: Whistler exhibition presentation for NHK TV production, Sunday Art Museum. NHK is the national Japanese public broadcaster. (Oct 2014).
  • Plenary lecture to mark opening, James McNeill Whistler: A Retrospective exhibition, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan (Sept 2014).
  • ‘Louise Jopling,’ Overlooked Victorian Artists seminar, British Art Network (Tate Britain) and Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester (Jan 2014).
  • Curator’s talks, film and exhibition tours for exhibitions An American in London: Whistler & the Thames at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London; Addison Gallery, MA, USA and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (Oct 2013-Aug 2014).
  • ‘James McNeill Whistler and Watercolour: Making and Meaning,’ presentation and workshop session, Palaces of Art: Whistler and the Art Worlds of Aestheticism international symposium, Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (Oct 2011). 

Exhibitions

  • Curator, Louise Jopling 1843-1933: Artist and Teacher, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow (14 Mar-Sept 2015).
  • Academic consultant and catalogue author, James McNeill Whistler: A Retrospective, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (13 Sept -16 Nov 2014) and Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan (6 Dec 2014-1 Mar 2015).
  • Co-curator (with M. F. MacDonald), exhibition and catalogue project An American in London: Whistler and the Thames, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, Addison Gallery, Andover, Mass., and Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC (Oct 2013-Aug 2014).
  • Curator, James McNeill Whistler and Watercolour: Making and Meaning, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow (6 Sept 2013-23 Feb 2014).