Hannah Rothschild, Chair of The Board of Trustees, discusses her favourite National Gallery paintings with Caroline Campbell, The Jacob Rothschild Head of the Curatorial Department.
Hannah Rothschild is a writer, filmmaker, and a company director. A former employee of the BBC specialising in documentary feature films, she has also written screenplays for Ridley Scott and Working Title. She is a freelance journalist and author of the biography 'The Baroness' and a novel, 'The Improbability of Love', the founder of the Artist on Film Trust, and a trustee of Waddesdon Manor and several charitable foundations. She has been Chair of the National Gallery since 2015.
Caroline Campbell is The Jacob Rothschild Head the Curatorial Department and Curator of Italian Paintings before 1500 at the National Gallery, London. Earlier in her career, Caroline held curatorial positions at The Courtauld Gallery, London (2005–12, where she was Curator of Paintings), the National Gallery and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. She has curated and co-curated many exhibitions, including 'Bellini and the East' (2005–6), 'Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence' (2009); 'Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting' (2014) and 'Duccio/Caro: In Dialogue' (2015).