Christopher Baker is an Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh. He was until recently Director of European and Scottish Art and Portraiture at the National Galleries of Scotland, responsible for the collections at both the National Gallery and Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh. He previously worked at Christ Church, Oxford, and the National Gallery in London. Christopher has curated numerous exhibitions of British and European art in the UK and internationally. His publications include J.M.W. Turner: The Vaughan Bequest (2019), Landseer: The Monarch of the Glen (2017), the Catalogue of English Drawings and Watercolours, National Gallery of Scotland (2011) and The National Gallery [London] Complete Illustrated Catalogue (1995).