Christopher Baker is Director of European and Scottish Art and Portraiture at the National Galleries of Scotland. He is responsible for the collection and programme at the National and Portrait Galleries in Edinburgh and has previously worked at Christ Church, Oxford, and the National Gallery in London.

He has curated numerous exhibitions on British art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and Old Master paintings and drawings in the UK and internationally. His publications include J. M. W. Turner: The Vaughan Bequest (revised edition, 2019), Landseer: The Monarch of the Glen (2017), and Catalogue of English Drawings and Watercolours 1600–1900, National Gallery of Scotland (2011). He co-edited Collecting Prints and Drawings in Europe, c.1500-1800 (2003) and co-authored The National Gallery Complete Illustrated Catalogue (1995).

Christopher Baker