RKD Netherland Institute for art History
Angela Jager completed the bachelor Art History and the research master Art Studies at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). After receiving her PhD on the mass market for history paintings in seventeenth-century Amsterdam (UvA, 2016), she spent two years working as postdoctoral researcher at the Statens Museum for Kunst in Copenhagen, followed by two years at the University of Geneva.
As of 1 November 2021, Angela Jager is Curator of Dutch and Flemish Old Master Painting at the RKD – Netherlands Institute for Art History. Alongside her regular tasks she is working on a new project: a collection catalogue of the Dutch and Flemish old master paintings from the Nivaagaards Malerisamling, together with Jørgen Wadum (Nivaagaards Malerisamling).
In 2018 Angela Jager was appointed European Liaison of the Historians of Netherlandish Art (HNA). Since 2021 she has been producing the HNA’s monthly podcasts with Marsely Kehoe (Michigan University). In 2021 she was invited to join the Editorial Committee of the Brepols series Gouden Eeuw: New Perspectives on Dutch Seventeenth-Century Art.