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Catherine Wills


Catherine Wills is an art historian and the daughter of the late Sir David Wills, the founder of the 21st Century Trust. Catherine also serves as a trustee of the Ditchley Foundation, Rendcomb College, the Sandford St Martin Trust, the Dulverton Trust, and the HDH Wills 1965 Charitable Trust. Catherine is a Wayneflete Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, England, and a member of Oxford University’s Court of Benefactors. Her interests include painting, architecture, sculpture, and travel, as well as theatre, music, opera, and ballet. She obtained a B.A. and Ph.D. at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London. Her Ph.D. was on the life and work of Scottish portrait painter Sir Francis Grant.

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