CODART, Dutch and Flemish art in museums worldwide

Robert Wenley Head of Collections and Deputy Director, Barber Institute of Fine Arts in Birmingham, United Kingdom


Member of CODART since 2003

Areas of specialization

  • History of collecting Dutch and Flemish paintings in the UK (ca. 1600-1950)

Exhibitions curated since 1999

CODART publications

Selected publications


“Tributes to a Golden Age”
Robert Wenley
Article in Apollo CLXVIII (December 2008), pp.54-62


“Masterpieces of a Merchant City”
Robert Wenley
Article in Apollo CLXIX (July 2006), pp.40-48


“The Paston Treasures: Portrait of a seventeenth-century collection” Robert Wenley
Article in Silver Studies 19 (2005), pp.98, 131-136


“William, Third Earl of Lothian, covenanter and collector”
Robert Wenley
Article in Journal of the History of Collections 51/1 (1993), pp. 23-41


“Robert Paston and ‘The Yarmouth Collection'”
Robert Wenley
Article in Norfolk Archaeology 41, part 2 (1991), pp. 113-44

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