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Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2002

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Armstrong, Christopher Drew “Progress in the Age of Navigation: The Voyage-Philosophique of Julien-David Le Roy” (Columbia, R. Middleton, B. Bergdoll)

Bédard, Jean-François, “The Architect as Honnete Homme: The Domestic Architecture and Decoration of Gilles-Marie Oppenord (1672–1742)” (Columbia, R. Middleton)

Campbell, Eva, “Trade Cards and Sign Boards: Visual and Textual Representations of Difference” (University of Victoria, C. Gibson-Wood)

Cordova, James M., “Between Heaven and Earth: Discerning Femininity, Sanctity, and Ambivalence in the Portraits of the ‘Crowned Nuns’ of New Spain” (Tulane, E. Boone)

Dudley, Dennine, “Art, Taste, and Self-Fashioning: Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys and the Oxford Donation of 1755” (University of Victoria, C. Gibson-Wood)

Elphick, Nenita Ponce De Leon, “Colonial Peruvian Portraits, 1650–1800” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Fassl, Johanna, “Sacred Eloquence: Giambattista Tiepolo and the Rhetoric of the Altarpiece” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Fordham, Douglas, “Imperial London and the Dawn of British Art: 1745–1776” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Friedfertig, Lori, “Hebrew Manuscripts in Eighteenth-Century Vienna: Production and Patronage” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Guile, Carolyn, “Architecture and Theory in the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth, 1764–1807” (Princeton, T. Kaufmann)

Jones, Jennifer, “A Discourse on Drawings: Salon Culture and the Graphic Arts in Eighteenth-Century Paris” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Koudounaris, Paul, “Barbarians Within and Without” (UCLA, D. Kunzle)

Langworthy, Jennifer, “On Shifting Ground: Politics and Patronage in Art of François Gerard” (UIUC, D. O'Brien)

Leca, Benedict, “Constructions of Patrimony: The Interpretive Prints after Claude-Joseph Vernet's Ports of France” (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Roman, Monica, “Sensibilité Painting in the Public Sphere” (University of Victoria, C. Gibson-Wood)

Senos, Nuno, “Franciscan Patronage in Northeastern Brazil (1650–1800)” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Shafer, Deborah, “Fashioning an Ideal of Intimacy: British Family Portraits, 1730–90” (Boston, J. Ribner, J. Cranston)

Zanardi, Tara, “National Imaging and Artistic Rendering: The Creation of the Spanish ‘Type,’ 1750–1830” (Virginia, C. Johns)