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List of Slade Professors in the Department from 1869

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Slade Professors

James Sloss Ackerman, Corres.FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1969-70
  • Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Fine Arts, Harvard University
Tim Barringer
  • Slade Professor from 2009-10
  • Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art, Yale University
Barry Bergdoll
  • Slade Professor from 2010-11
  • Professor of Architectural History, Columbia University
Jan Bialostocki
  • Slade Professor from 1984-85
  • Professor of Renaissance Art, University of Warsaw and Curator at the National Museum, Warsaw
Albert Blankert
  • Slade Professor from 1999-2000
  • Art Historian, The Hague, The Netherlands
Sir Anthony Blunt, KCVO FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1965-66
  • Director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Jean Bony, FBA Hon FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1958-61
Anita Brookner, CBE
  • Slade Professor from 1967-68
  • Lecturer (later Reader), Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Patricia Fortini Brown
  • Slade Professor from 2000-01
  • Professor of Art History, Princeton University
Rupert Bruce-Mitford, FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1978-79
  • Former Research Keeper, The British Museum, London
Tilmann Buddensieg
  • Slade Professor from 1973-74
  • Professor of Art History, Free University of Berlin
Howard Burns
  • Slade Professor from 1977-78
  • Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Ian Christie, FBA
  • Slade Professor from 2005-06
  • Anniversary Professor of Film and Media History, Birkbeck College, University of London
Alan Clutton-Brock
  • Slade Professor from 1955-58
Sir Sidney Colvin
  • Slade Professor from 1873-95
  • First Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1874-84
William George Constable, FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1935-37
Richard Cork
  • Slade Professor from 1989-90
  • Critic and Art Historian
Elizabeth Cropper
  • Slade Professor from 1992-93
  • Professor of Art History, The Johns Hopkins University
Paul Crossley, FSA
  • Slade Professor from 2011-12
  • Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
William J.R Curtis
  • Slade Professor from 2003-04
  • Architectural Historian, France
Otto Demus, Corres.FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1968-69
  • Professor of Art History, University of Vienna
Lindsay Errington
  • Slade Professor from 1988-89
  • Assistant Keeper, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
Jerome Feldman
  • Slade Professor from 2004-05
  • Professor of Art History and Art, Hawaii Pacific University
Roger Fry
  • Slade Professor from 1933-34
John Golding, CBE FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1976-77
  • Lecturer (later Reader), Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Sir Ernst Gombrich, OM CBE FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1962-63
  • Professor of the History of the Classical Tradition, Warburg Institute, University of London
George Heard Hamilton
  • Slade Professor from 1971-72
  • Director of the Sterling and Francine Clarke Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass.
Robert Harrist
  • Slade Professor from 2006-07
  • Jane and Leopold Swergold Professor of Chinese Art History, Columbia University
T.A (Sandy) Heslop, FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1997-98
  • Lecturer (later Professor) of the History of Art, University of East Anglia
Robert Hillenbrand, FBA
  • Slade Professor from 2008-09
  • Emeritus Professor of Islamic Art, University of Edinburgh
Martin Kemp, FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1987-88
  • Professor of Fine Arts, University of St Andrews
Ernst Kitzinger, Corres. FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1974-75
  • Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Fine Arts, Harvard University
Joseph Leo Koerner
  • Slade Professor from 2002-03
  • Professor of History of Art, University College, London
Lothar Ledderose, Corres. FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1991-92
Sir Michael Levey, LVO FBA
  • Slade Professor from 1963-64
  • Deputy Keeper (subsequently Director), The National Gallery, London
Neil Levine
  • Slade Professor from 1994-95
  • Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
Jennifer Montagu, CBE LVO FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1980-81
  • Curator of the Photographic Collection, Warburg Institute, University of London
Gülru Necipoğlu
  • Slade Professor from 2012-13
  • Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Art and Director of the Aga Khan Program of Islamic Architecture at Harvard University
Carl Nordenfalk
  • Slade Professor from 1972-73
  • Former Director of the National Museum, Stockholm and Guest Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, CBE FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1949-55
Griselda Pollock
  • Slade Professor from 2007-08
  • Professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art, University of Leeds
Sir John Pope-Hennessy, CBE FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1964-65
  • Keeper of Sculpture (subsequently Director), Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Edward Schroeder Prior, ARA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1912-1932
Theodore Reff
  • Slade Professor from 1982-83
  • Professor of Art History, Columbia University
Pierre Rosenberg
  • Slade Professor from 1986-87
  • Chief Curator of Paintings (later Director), Musée du Louvre, Paris
Joseph Rykwert
  • Slade Professor from 1979-80
  • Professor of Art, University of Essex
Gerhard Schmidt
  • Slade Professor from 1981-82
  • Professor of the History of Art, University of Vienna
Virginia Spate
  • Slade Professor from 1998-99
  • Power Professor of Fine Art, University of Sydney
Michael Sullivan
  • Slade Professor from 1983-84
  • Christensen Professor of Oriental Art, Stanford University; Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Oxford
Sir John Summerson, CH CBE FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1966-67
  • Curator of Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
William Vaughan, FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1990-91
  • Professor of History of Art, Birkbeck College, University of London
Sir Charles Waldstein (later Walston)
  • Slade Professor from 1895-1901 and 1904-11
  • Director of the Fitzwilliam Museum 1884-89
William Watson, CBE FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1975-76
  • Professor and Head of the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, University of London
Geoffrey Fairbank Webb, CBE FBA FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1938–1941 and from 1946–1949
Sir David Wilson
  • Slade Professor from 1985-86
  • Director of the British Museum, London
Irene Winter
  • Slade Professor from 1996-97
  • Professor of Fine Arts, Harvard University
Rudolf Wittkower
  • Slade Professor from 1970-71
  • Emeritus Professor of the History of Art, Columbia University
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt, FSA
  • Slade Professor from 1869-73