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Stewart, Peter

The Courtauld Institute of Art, London

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Peter Stewart completed all his studies in classics at the University of Cambridge where he also taught, before becoming a lecturer at Reading University and a curator of the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology. He moved to The Courtauld Institute of Art in 2000, where he is serving as Acting Dean in 2010-11. He has worked widely in the fields of classical art and cultural history, publishing on topics as diverse as Roman Britain in ancient literature, the image of Priapus and Roman lamps, as well as Roman statues - the subject of his 1998 PhD thesis. His main current interests lie in Roman provincial sculpture and the history of the sculpture collection at Wilton House.

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