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

Renaissance/Baroque Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2013

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Amott, David. “Sanctifying Segregation: The Colonial Cathedral and Community of Mariana, Minas Gerais” (Delaware, M. Domínguez Torres)

Anderson, Carrie, “Johan Maurits’s Brazilian Collection: The Role of Ethnographic Gifts in Colonial Discourse” (Boston, M. Zell)

Arizzoli, Louise, “James Hazen Hyde and the Allegory of the Four Continents: A Research Collection for an Amateur Art Historian” (Indiana, Bloomington, G. Knox)

Aube, Christina, “Michel de Marolles and the Rise of Printmaking in the Grand Siècle” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Baker, Katherine, “Painting and the Luxury Arts in Paris, 1490–1515: Objects and Their Urban Contexts” (Virginia, L. Goedde)

Beranek, Saskia, “Power of the Portrait: Production, Consumption, and Display of Portraits of Amalia van Solms in the Dutch Republic” (Pittsburgh, C. Armstrong, A. Sutherland Harris)

Cantor, Sarah, “The Landscapes of Gaspard Dughet: Artistic Identity and Intellectual Formation in Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Cohen, Ananda, “Mural Painting and Social Change in the Colonial Andes, 1626–1830” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Cowen, Dana, “Albrecht Dürer’s Journey to the Netherlands, 1520–1521: A Reconsideration of Past Scholarship and the Importance of Antwerp to the Artist’s Late Work” (Case Western Reserve, C. Scallen)

Dillon, Sarah, “Trecento Visuality and Visual Arts: The Role of Glass and the Influence of Optics on Italian Art of the Fourteenth Century” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Dorger, Cecelia, “Studies in the Image of the Madonna Lactans in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy” (Louisville, C. Fulton)

Fenichel, Emily, “Michelangelo’s Marian Imagination” (Virginia, D. Summers)

Finocchio, Ross, “Henry Clay Frick: The Making of an American Collector, 1880–1905” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Glatstein, Jeremy, “The Watching Night: Print, Power, and Jewish Vision in Early Modern Italy” (USC, S. Roberts)

Harper, Katherine, “New Light on Hendrick Goudt: Artist and Nobleman” (Boston, M. Zell)

Heinrichs, Johanna, “Between City and Country: Architecture, Site, and Patronage at Palladio’s Villa Pisani at Montagnana” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Hetherington, Anna Ratner, “Melancholy Figures: From Bosch to Titian” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Hoffman, Jessica, “Adriaen van Ostade’s Images of Idyllic Rural Life” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Hurst, Ellen, “Italians and the New Byzantium: Lombard and Venetian Architects in Muscovy, 1472–1539” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Imbrey, Jai, “Fictive Frame and Image in Northern Italian Quattrocento Painting” (IFA/NYU., C. Eisler)

Kim, Jennie, “Tradition, Theory, and Practice: Drawings in the Italian Renaissance Workshop, from Pietro Perugino to the Pupils of Raphael” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Libby, Alexandra, “Piety and Politics in Peter Paul Rubens’s Triumph of the Eucharist Tapestry Series” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Maze, Daniel Wallace, “Gentile Bellini and Transformations in Fifteenth-Century Venetian Art” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

Nelson, Jennifer, “Talismans of Art and the Combinatoric Mode in Northern Europe, 1510–1555” (Yale, C. Wood)

Noorman, Judith, “The Unconventional Career of Jacob van Loo (1614–70), Painter in Amsterdam and Paris” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

O’Neil Rife, Ellen, “The Exotic Gift and the Art of the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Olah, Iva, “The Civic Cornucopia of Ornament: Somatic Visioning of the Festive City in the Florentine Picture Chronicle (1470–75)” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Packard, Arianna, “The Catafalque of Paul V: Architecture, Sculpture, and Iconography” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Packer, Michelle, “‘Aenschouwer, siet hoe alle dingh verkeeret!’: Envisioning Change in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Cityscape” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Adams)

Reed Frederick, Amy, “Rembrandt’s Etched Sketches and Seventeenth-Century Print Culture” (Case Western Reserve, C. Scallen)

Richards, Sandra, “From the Chapel to the Gallery: The Aestheticization of Altarpieces in Early Modern Italy” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Rocco, Patricia, “Maniera Devota/Mano Donnesca: Women and Visual Imagery during the Counter-Reformation in the Papal States, 1575–1675” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Rossi, Nassim, “Italian Renaissance Depictions of the Ottoman Sultan: Nuances in the Function of Early Modern Portraiture” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Rudolphi, Adam, “A Thematic Reconsideration of the Galleria Rucellai of Jacopo Zucchi” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Schneider, Lindsey, “The Late Career of Pietro da Cortona and Roman Baroque Painting after 1650” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Sizonenko, T., “Artists as Agents: Artistic Exchange and Cultural Translation between Venice and Constantinople—the Case of Gentile Bellini, 1479–1481” (UC San Diego, J. Greenstein)

Taschian, Helen, “Naturalism and Libertinism in Seventeenth-Century Italian Painting” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

Tita, Silvia, “Political Art of the Papacy: Visual Representations of the Donation of Constantine in the Early Modern Period” (Michigan, M. Holmes, T. Willette)

Tsoumis, Karine, “Bernardino Licinio: Portraiture, Family, and Community in Early Modern Venice” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Urban, Emily, “The Sala Bologna in the Vatican Palace: Art and Astronomy in Counter-Reformation Rome” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Vuagniaux, Anne, “Luxury and Loyalty: Anne de Montmorency as Patron of the Arts” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Yeager-Crasselt, Lara, “Michael Sweerts (1618–1664) and the Academic Tradition” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)