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Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2003

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Barker, Elizabeth, “A Very Great and Uncommon Genius in a Peculiar Way, Joseph Wright of Derby and Candlelight Painting in Eighteenth-Century Britain” (IFA/NYU, R. Rosenblum)

Baxter, Denise, “Fashions of Sociability in Jean-Francois de Troy’s ‘tableaux de mode,’ 1720–1740” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Bermingham)

Berdaus, Lois, “Forging a New Iconography: The French Revolutionary Festivals in Paris, 1789–1799” (Maryland, College Park, W. Pressly)

Fordham, Douglas, “Raising Standard: Art and Imperial Politics in London, 1745–1776” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Hanson, Craig, “Embodying Erudition: English Art, Medicine, and Antiquarianism in the Age of Empiricism” (Chicago, B. Stafford)

Jasin, Gabriela, “‘De Nos Ambitieux, Vous Êtes le Symbole’: Aspects of Childhood in Eighteenth-Century French Art” (Rutgers, M. Eidelberg)

Liebman, Elizabeth, “Painting Natures: Buffon and the Art of the ‘Histoire Naturelle’” (Chicago, B. Stafford)

Reinhardt, Leslie, “Fabricated Images: Invented Dress in British and Colonial American Portraits” (Princeton, J. Wilmerding)

Seydl, Jon L., “The Sacred Heart of Jesus: Art and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Italy” (Pennsylvania, M. Campbell)

Shafer, Deborah, “Fashioning an Ideal of Intimacy: British Family Portraits, 1730–1790” (Boston, J. Ribner)