Kate Nichols (CRASSH, University of Cambridge)

Kate Nichols’s current project, ‘Visualising the Bible in global Victorian cultures’ examines the relationship between the Bible and classical antiquity in late Victorian painting and sculpture in Britain and as it diffused internationally, with a particular focus on collection and display in Australia. She is particularly interested in the representation of Jewish and African peoples in c19 art. She has also worked on transhistorical artistic exchange, display and international exhibitions, and have published on the various roles played by Greek and Roman sculpture in c19 Britain.

Keywords: Reception of the Bible, reception of classical antiquity, Victorian painting and sculpture, Histories of Collecting and Museum Studies, Australia, Orientalism
Contact: ekn26@cam.ac.uk
Web: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/people/profile/kate-nichols

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