Dr Simon Lee, Art Pursuits Abroad
Simon Lee is Associate Professor of the History of Art at the University of Reading. His research interests cover aspects of the painting and sculpture of late 18th and first half of the 19th century, especially the work of Francisco Goya, Jacques-Louis David and Eugène Delacroix. His publications include the volumes on David and Delacroix in the Phaidon Art & Ideas series as well as many articles in scholarly journals. He has appeared on several radio programmes, including Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time on the subject of Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People and also featured in the video that accompanied the National Gallery exhibition, Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art.