Monday, 21 January 2008
Farewell to Philip Conisbee
National Gallery of Art Washington Senior Curator of European paintings Philip Conisbee, 62, died last Wednesday from lung cancer. He will be remembered for distinguished museum scholarship that includes "In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting," "Van Gogh and Millet," and "Georges de la Tour and his World." Born in Belfast, he studied for his BA and Ph.D. at the Courtauld before teaching at Reading, ULondon and Leicester. He will be missed.