Although British by birth, Jane Roberts was educated in Switzerland and in France. She has lived in Paris since 1990, where she is an independent
art historian and dealer specializing in 19th and 20th century paintings and drawings. Her current gallery is in the 6th arrondissement in Paris. Her last book was on Jacques-Emile Blanche
(1861-1942) whose catalogue raisonné she published on-line in 2019. She first published The Diary of Julie Manet in 1987 with Sotheby’s Publications and a new translation with 472 footnotes in
2017 with I.B. Tauris London. In 2011, she was made a “Chevalier de l’ Ordre des Arts et Lettres” for her services to French culture.