Caroline Arscott

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Caroline Arscott is a professor at the Courtauld Institute.[1] She is an expert on art of the Victorian period.

She has published extensively on Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris, including the book Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris: Interlacings (2008).[2]

Arscott was on the Oxford Art Journal editorial board from 1998 to 2008, and was an editor of the RIHA Journal from 2009 to 2014.[2]

Selected publications[edit]

  • "Edward Burne-Jones (1833-98)" in E. Prettejohn (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Pre-Raphaelites, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
  • "Everyday Variety and Classical Constraint in Victorian Drawings" in Life, legend, landscape: Victorian drawings and watercolours edited by Joanna Selborne, exhibition catalogue, London: The Courtauld Gallery, 2011.
  • Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris: Interlacings, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 2008. ISBN 0300140932
  • "William Powell Frith’s The Railway Station: Classification and the Crowd", in William Powell Frith, exhibition catalogue, London, Guildhall Art Gallery, November 2006, pp. 79-93.
  • "Representations of the Victorian City" in M. Daunton, (ed.), Cambridge Urban History of Britain: Volume Three (1840-1950), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000, p. 811-32.
  • "Convict Labour: Masking and Interchangeability in Victorian Prison Scenes", Oxford Art Journal, vol. 23, no. 2, 2000, pp. 119-42 (on Frith).


  1. ^ Professor Caroline Arscott, Head of Research. The Courtauld Institute, 2013. Retrieved 21 April 2013. Archived here.
  2. ^ a b "Burke Lectures - Current Series". Department of Art History, Indiana University. Retrieved 13 October 2015. 

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