Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Nineteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2013

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Amstutz, Nina, “Caspar David Friedrich and the Science of Landscape” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Beachdel, Thomas, “Landscape Aesthetics and the Sublime in France, 1750–1815” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Beggs, Margo, “Harriet Hosmer (1830–1908): Fame, Photography, and the American ‘Sculptress’” (Toronto, M. Gotlieb)

Bushman, Karissa E., “Anticlericism in Goya’s Los Caprichos” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Cole, Susanna, “Space into Time: English Canals and English Landscape Painting 1760–1835” (Columbia, J. Crary)

Delamaire, Marie-Stéphanie, “An Art of Translation: French Prints and American Art (1848–1876)” (Columbia, E. Hutchinson)

Eschelbacher, Andrew, “Labor in the Cauldron of Progress: Jules Dalou, the Inconstant Worker, and Paris’s Memorial Landscape” (Maryland, College Park, J. Hargrove)

Ferrari, Roberto C., “Beyond Polychromy: John Gibson, the Roman School of Sculpture, and the Modern Classical Body” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Fischer, Cynthia, “Thomas Jeckyll, James McNeill Whistler, and the Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room (1876–77); A Re-Examination” (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

Garvey, Dana, “Edwin Lord Weeks: An American Artist in North Africa and South Asia” (University of Washington, S. Casteras)

Getson, Jennifer, “Jules Dalou and the Problem of Monumental Commemoration in Third-Republic Paris” (Ohio State, A. Shelton)

Harris, Mazie M., “Inventors and Manipulators: Photography as Intellectual Property in Nineteenth-Century New York” (Brown, D. Nickel)

Hoeger, L. K., “Iconographies of Faith and Doubt in the Painting of Maurice Denis, the Nabis and Their Contemporaries” (UC San Diego, J. Welchman)

Huemer, Christian, “Paris-Vienna: Modern Art Markets and the Transmission of Culture (1873–1937)” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Katanic, Jennifer M., “Social and Political Transformation in the Balkans, 1856–1878: Visual Culture in an Era of Conflict and Change” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Knowles, Marika, “Pierrot’s Costume: Theater, Curiosity, and the Subject of Art in France, 1665–1860” (Yale, C. Armstrong)

Laster, Margaret, “Catharine Lorillard Wolfe: Collecting and Patronage in the Gilded Age" (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Malloy, Caroline, “Exhibiting Ireland: Irish Villages, Pavilions, Cottages, and Castles at International Exhibitions, 1853–1939” (Wisconsin-Madison, N. Marshall)

Melanson, Elizabeth, “The Patronage of Modern Art by High Society Women in France, 1871–1914” (Delaware, M. Werth)

Pohrt, Tanya, “Touring Pictures: The Exhibition of American History Paintings in the Early Republic” (Delaware, W. Bellion, M. Leja)

Portugeis, Chloe, “‘Gods in Exile’: Late Victorian Painters of the Mythic School” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Rose, Jordan, “The Spell of the Barricade: Art and Politics in France, 1830–1852” (UC Berkeley, T. Clark)

Sanford, Lauren M., “Littoral Crossings: Imagery of Women and Water from Nineteenth-Century Britain” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Stitt, Amber, “Images of American Children and Social Reform, 1870–1915 (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

Taroutina, Maria, “From the Tessera to the Square: Russian Modernism and the Russo-Byzantine Revival” (Yale, D. Joselit)

Towle, Diane, “Spaces of Japonisme and the Art of Whistler, Van Gogh, and Monet: Collecting, Decoration, and the Japanese Other” (Washington University, E. Childs)

Weidinger, Corina, “Labor, Ideology, and the Origins of the Industrial Aesthetic: Constantin Meunier’s and Maximilien Luce’s Representations of Belgium’s Black Country” (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Yoder, Abigail E., “Decoration and Symbolism in the Late Works of Odilon Redon” (Iowa, D. Johnson)