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Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2007

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Allan, Scott, "Gustave Moreau (1826–1898) and the After Life of French History Painting" (Princeton, C. Armstrong)

Boston, Leah, "Political Vision: Art and Revolution in the Salons of Les XX (1884–1893)" (Northwestern, S. Eisenman)

Briggs, Jo, "Art, Protest, and Failure in Fin-de-Siècle Europe" (Yale, T. Barringer)

Burnham, Helen, "Fashion and the Representation of Modernity: Studies in the Late Work of Édouard Manet, 1832–1883" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Coyle, Laura, "The Still-Life Paintings of Vincent van Gogh and Their Context" (Princeton, J. Wilmerding)

Crossman, Colette, "Art as Lived Religion: Edward Burne-Jones as Painter, Priest, Pilgrim, and Monk" (Maryland, College Park, W. Pressly)

Epstein, Johanna, "The Impressionist Brush: Perceptions of Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art in France" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Ganz, Sarah, "Promising Pictures: Utopian Aspirations and Pictorial Realities in 1890s France" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Hegstrom, Debra, "Gustav Stickley and American 'Home-making' in The Craftsman: Gender and Design Issues, 1890–1915" (Minnesota, G. Weisberg)

Howie, Elizabeth, "The Courtly Erotics of the Photograph: Photography and the 19th-Century Theorization of Courtly Love" (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Jensen, Heather, "Portraitistes à la plume: Women Art Critics in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France" (Kansas, M. Kessler)

Jensen, Kirsten M., "'The American Salon': The Art Gallery at the Chicago Interstate Industrial Exposition, 1873–90" (CUNY, S. Webster)

Kim, Jongwoo, "Royal Academicians and the Crisis of Masculinity in Modern England" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Lehmbeck, Leah, "Édouard Manet's Portraits of Women" (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Linford, Sarah, "Symbolism and the Third Republic: Tradition as Avant-Garde, 1871–1915" (Princeton, T. Porterfield)

Morehead, Allison, "Creative Pathologies: French Experimental Psychology and Symbolist Avant-Gardes, 1889–1900" (Chicago, M. Ward)

Oberter, Rachel, "Spiritualism and the Visual Imagination in Victorian Britain" (Yale, T. Barringer)

O'Halloran, Deirdre, "The (Il)legibility of Character: Gesture, Costume, and Identity in Goya" (Bryn Mawr, G. McKim-Smith)

Schneider, Erica, "Starving for Recognition: The Representation of the Struggling Artist in America, 1810–1865" (Temple, T. Dolan)

Singletary, Suzanne, "Whistler and France" (Temple, T. Dolan)

Thrush, Nanette, "Tilting at History: Gothic Revival Tournaments in Early Victorian Great Britain and the Antebellum American South" (Indiana, S. Burns)

Wheeler, Katherine Jean, "The Reception and Study of Renaissance Architecture in Great Britain, 1890–1914" (MIT, M. Jarzombek)