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Christine Braybrook ACR

Christine Braybrook, ACR

Painting Conservator

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 832 040


Christine graduated from the University of Brighton in 2005 with an honours degree in Fine Art Painting. In 2009 she obtained an MA in Conservation of Easel Paintings from Northumbria University. Since then she has been based at the Hamilton Kerr Institute; first completing a two-year internship and has been employed as a full-time conservator since 2011.   

Research Interests

Christine’s primary duty at the HKI is as a studio conservator. She has worked on a wide range of paintings from the 15th century through to the modern day. She has a developing interest in the structural conservation of canvas paintings and is involved in the in-situ conservation and stabilisation of medieval rood screens in East Anglia, with colleague Lucy Wrapson. Christine also supervises students and interns on their paintings in the studio.

Key Publications

  • Braybrook, C. "Judgement and speculation: an appraisal of the Middle Temple's Judgement of Solomon',  Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin number 6, Archetype, London 2016, pp. 45-61
  • Braybrook, C., Rose, J., “A re-evaluation of The Battle of Nördlingen by Jan van den Hoecke” Hamilton Kerr Institute Bulletin number 5, Archetype, London 2014, pp. 45-56
  • Miller, R., Patrick, C., “Four weeks of work for four seconds of fame: reconstructions for television”, In Artists’ Footsteps. The reconstruction of pigments and paintingseds. Wrapson, L., Rose, J., Miller, R. & Bucklow, S., Archetype, London 2013, pp.165-176
  • Patrick, C. “The Judgement of Solomon”, The Middle Templar, The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Issue 52, Michaelmas 2012, pp 40 -41