• Jacqueline  Riding

    Jacqueline Riding

    Agent : Bill Hamilton

    Dr Jacqueline Riding is the author of Jacobites (Bloomsbury 2016) “An enthralling narrative…captivating from start to finish” (Guardian), Peterloo (Head of Zeus 2018) “Quite simply magnificent” (Guardian), “Excellent” Zadie Smith, and Hogarth (Profile 2021), the Sunday Times Art Book of the Year 2021, a Times and Sunday Times Paperback of 2022, “Deft and richly detailed” (Sunday Times), “Exhilarating” (TLS), “Excellent” (Mail on Sunday), “wonderfully meandering and original” (Guardian).

    Former curator of the Palace of Westminster and Director of the Handel House Museum, she is a historical adviser on feature films including Mike Leigh’s Mr. Turner (2014) and Peterloo (2018), consultant for museums and historic buildings, and Books Editor for The Art Newspaper. Jacqueline is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society, the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, Department of the History of Art, University of York and trustee of the Jacobites Studies Trust and Turner’s House in Twickenham.