• Virginia Spate
  • fellow
  • Emeritus Professor Virginia Spate AC FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 1981
  • Section: The Arts

  • Biography:
  • Emeritus Professor Virginia Spate's research interests include art, nature and science in 19th-century French Art and Monet and Japanese art. She is a Membre titulaire of the Comité International de l'Histoire de l'Art.

    Virginia was appointed a Companion (AC) in the General Division of The Order of Australia in the Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours List. The Award was for eminent service to higher education, particularly to art history and theory and to the advanced study of the contemporary arts, as an academic, author and curator, and as a role model for young art historians.

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