Marion Richards is Art Detective Manager at Art UK. She has previously catalogued the European paintings at Manchester Art Gallery for the National Inventory Research Project, and prints and drawings for the National Maritime Museum. She studied art history at The Open University and The Courtauld, specialising in French painting and art criticism. Marion is very fond of early music and in her spare time plays the viola da gamba.
One of her favourite pictures on Art UK is Allan Ramsay’s portrait of his second wife, Margaret Lindsay.