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Elizabeth Walmsley

Elizabeth Walmsley is senior painting conservator at the National Gallery of Art, where she restores old master paintings. She has served as editor or coeditor of conservation and technical content for numerous volumes of the National Gallery’s collection catalogs, including American Paintings of the Eighteenth Century (1995); American Paintings of the Nineteenth Century: Parts I and II (1996, 1998); French Paintings of the Fifteenth through the Eighteenth Century (2009); French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century: Part I (2000); German Paintings of the Fifteenth through Seventeenth Centuries (1993); Italian Paintings of the Fifteenth Century (2003); and Italian Paintings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (1996). Working together with the conservation department’s technician, she also contributed the infrared images for these and other volumes.