Isobel MacDonald

Author

Dr Isobel MacDonald is a specialist in 19th- and 20th-century British collecting history. She read Art History at the University of Glasgow, has a Master’s degree in the History of Collecting, and her PhD, in collaboration with The Burrell Collection, focused on Sir William Burrell as a collector.

Dr Isobel MacDonald is a specialist in 19th- and 20th-century British collecting history. She read Art History at the University of Glasgow, has a Master’s degree in the History of Collecting, and her PhD, in collaboration with The Burrell Collection, focused on Sir William Burrell as a collector.

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 03 Mar 2022
    £20.00

    In 1944, Glasgow received one of the greatest gifts ever made to any city in the world: a collection of over 6,000 artworks of many types spanning centuries and civilisations. The benefactors were Glasgow-born shipping magnate Sir William Burrell...