Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures (1988- ). For 20 years, Lloyd worked in the Department of Western Art of the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford. In 1972 he was appointed to a fellowship at Villa I Tatti, Harvard's Center for Renaissance Studies, in Florence. He served as visiting research curator of early Italian painting at the Art Institute of Chicago 1980-1981. He was made surveyor of the Queen's Pictures in 1988, with responsibility for 7,000 paintings and 3,000 miniatures.