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Jan Stuart

Jan Stuart is Keeper of the Department of Asia at the British Museum. Her area of academic specialty is Chinese art and material culture with special emphasis on the Ming and Qing dynasties (fourteenth to early twentieth century). Research interests include paintings, decorative arts, garden design and Buddhist sculpture. Before joining the Museum in 2006, she was a curator of Chinese art at the Smithsonian Institution's Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, which together...See more