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

Fifteenth- to Seventeenth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2015

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Abramovich, Lucia, “Precious Materiality in Colonial Andean Art: Gold, Silver, and Jewels in Paintings of the Virgin” (Tulane, E. Boone)

Adam, Edina, “Jacopo Ligozzi ‘Come Forestiero’ and the Notion of Foreignness in His Art” (IFA/NYU, P. Rubin)

Alarcon, Carolina, “Materia Medica: Anatomical Illustrations in Sixteenth-Century Spain” (Florida State, S. Leitch)

Alberts, Lindsay, “Absolute Ambivalence: Sites of Collecting and Display under Francesco I de’ Medici” (Boston, J. Cranston)

Albinsky, Kira Maye, “Art, Ritual, and Reform: The Archconfraternity of the Holy Crucifix of San Marcello in Rome” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Anno, James, “Michelangelo Moving Time” (Washington University, W. Wallace)

Baker, Devon, “Re-Centering the Renaissance Print: Printmaking and Artistic Exchange in Milan, ca. 1480–1530” (Temple, A. West)

Barahal, Susan, “Repaint, Reframe, Renew: Updating Sacred Images during the Early Italian Renaissance” (Boston, J. Cranston)

Bartolome, Ramona Isabel, “Portraits of the Sun King: Examining the Creation, Reception, and Afterlife of Bernini’s Portrait of Louis XIV” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Baseggio Omiccioli, Eveline, “Patronage, Politics, and Humanism: Andrea Riccio’s Reliefs for the Altar of the True Cross in Santa Maria dei Servi, Venice” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Beeny, Emily, “Poussin, Ballet, and the Birth of French Classicism” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Bell, Margaret, “The Pelligrinaio Frescoes of the Ospedale Santa Maria della Scala in Siena” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

Bell, Peter, “The Reinvention of the Bronze Statuette in Renaissance Italy: Presentation, Material, Facture” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Ben, Rebecca, “The Early Reception of Leonardo da Vinci in Spain” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Benjamin, Aliza M., “From One Emperor to Another: Moctezuma, Charles V, and the Circulation of Aztec Art and Artifacts in Hapsburg Europe” (Temple, T. Cooper; A. West)

Berry Drago, Elizabeth, “Thomas Wijck’s Painted Alchemists at the Intersection of Art, Science and Practice” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Bissett, Tara, “The Architectural Imprint: Architecture and Its Graphic Image in Early Modern France” (Toronto, E. Kavaler)

Blocksom, Megan, “Images of Processions in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Visual Culture” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Blom, Laura, “Mobilizing the Macabre: Rosso, Rovezzano, and Rustici and the Language of Transgression, 1500–1530” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Boles, Cecily, “Sculpted Female Funerary Portraits in Baroque Rome” (Emory, S. McPhee)

Borham, Holly, “The Art of Confession: Picturing Lutheranism, Calvinism and Catholicism in Northwest Germany, 1580–1620” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Boyd, Rachel, “Specialization and Experimentation: The Technology of the Della Robbia Workshop, ca. 1430–1550” (Columbia, M. Cole)

Bratichak, Meaghan, “‘Non è buon stile dispiacermi’: Agostino Chigi as Patron of the Villa Farnesina” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Brennan, Robert, “The ‘Modern’ in Italian Art and Architecture of the Middle Ages and Renaissance” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Brown, Kori L. Y. L., “Lippo Vanni (fl. 1344–76): Between Wall and Page” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Bryda, Gregory C., “Tree, Vine, and Herb: Vegetal Themes and Media in Late Gothic Germany” (Yale, J. Jung)

Buck, Sarah, “Prints and Professional Habits during the Reign of Louis XIV: The Grotesque Costumes of the Trades by the Larmessin (ca. 1688–1695)” (Florida State, R. Neuman)

Buckley, Cali, “Early Modern Anatomical Models and the Control of Women’s Medicine” (Penn State, C. Houghton)

Budnick, Barbara, “Painting an English Landscape: An Analysis of Landscape Imagery in England, 1660–1714” (Washington, C. Göttler; E. Lingo)

Cadagin, Sarah, “The Altarpieces of Domenico Ghirlandaio (1449–1494): Between Heaven and Earth, Faith, and Art” (Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

Caron-Roy, Fannie, “Art et dévotion privée dans la Rome de la Contre-Réforme” (Université de Montréal, D. Ribouillault)

Cavallo, Bradley, “The Symbolic Significances of Early Modern Paintings on Metal and Stone Supports, ca. 1520–1700” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Challenger, Alexandra, “Measuring the Heavens: Printed Instruments, Illustrations and the Construction of Experimental Science in Early Modern Germany” (Florida State, S. Leitch)

Chin, Hyeyun, “City, Crown, and the Staging of Global Commerce: The Royal Exchange in Early Modern London” (Binghamton University, A. Walkling)

Conrad, Jessamyn, “Telling Time: Contextualizing Narrative Painting in Duccio’s Maestà and the Trecento Altars in the Crossing of the Duomo of Siena” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Conti, Nicole, “Artist, Outlaw, Revolutionary: Salvator Rosa and the Cult of Genius in Art and Spectacle, 1600–1900” (Minnesota, M. Gaudio; S. Ostrow)

Cook, Nicole Elizabeth, “Godfried Schalcken (1643–1706): Desire and Intimate Display” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Cosgriff, Tracy, “Raphael’s Stanza della Segnatura and the Rhetoric of Julian Justice” (Virginia, J. D. Summers)

D’Addio, Sophia, “Painted Organ Shutters in Renaissance Italy” (Columbia, M. Cole)

D’Arista, Carla, “Building Blocks of Power: The Architectural Commissions of the Pucci Family in the Renaissance” (Columbia, F. Benelli)

Daiman, Marina, “Copying, Inventing, and Recycling in Rubens” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Denney, Joyce, “The Story of Troy Finds a Home in Macau: A Set of Multicultural Embroidered Hangings of the Seventeenth Century” (Bard Graduate Center, F. Louis)

Depasquale, Thomas, “Leonardo and the Commentators: Seeing Things Hidden in the Earliest Essays on the Work of Art, Italy, circa 1560–1590” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

Di Croce, Alessandra, “Sacred Fragments. The Reception of Christian Antiquity in post-Reformation Rome” (Columbia, D. Freedberg; H. Klein)

Di Lodovico, Daniele, “Revising Devotion: The Role of Wooden Sculptures in Affecting Painting and Devotion in the Late Medieval Period in Italy (XII–XV Century)” (Washington, S. Lingo)

DiMarzo, Michelle, “Titian and the Culture of Mid-Century Rome: The Venetian among the Ruins” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Dodson, Alexandra, “Mount Carmel in the Commune: Promoting the Holy Land in Central Italy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries” (Duke, C. Bruzelius)

Dubinsky, Caroline, “Arti del Fuoco: The Visual Culture of Mining and Metallurgy in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Maryland, College Park, M.Gill)

Dueck, Kirsten Hammer, “The Art of War: Battle Paintings of New Spain, 1665–1714” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Dundas, Iara A., “The Society of Jesus in France: Architecture and Spectacle from 1560–1660” (Duke, S. Galletti)

Dwyer, Elizabeth, “Portraits and Visions in Renaissance Veneto: Titian, Moroni, Veronese” (Virginia, F. Fiorani)

Eagles, Lane, “Painting the Fetus: Maternal Imagination and Image Efficacy” (Washington, S. Lingo)

Eaker, Adam, “Lore of the Studio: Van Dyck, Rubens, and the Status of Portraiture” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Eldredge, Benjamin, “Andrea Doria, San Matteo, and the Art of Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Rutgers, B. Paul)

Elliot-Beatty, Susan, “Alexander VII, Bernini, and the Capella del Voto in Siena” (Toronto, E. Levy)

Elston, Miranda “Spatial Interaction: Architectural Representation as Interface in Henrician England” (UNC Chapel Hill, T. String)

Fette, Mirka, “Johann Georg Bendl: Premier Sculptor of Prague’s Early Baroque” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Fletcher, Francis, “Mantegna’s Fictive Reliefs: Painting as Moral Philosophy and the Humanist Language of Historical Inquiry in the Renaissance” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Foner, Daria, “The Infant Artist: Images of Children in Italian Renaissance Art” (Columbia, M. Cole)

Ford, Suzan, “Bernini’s Tomb of Urban VIII in St. Peter’s: A Study of Art and Papal Power in the Context of the Counter-Reformation” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Fraiman, Jeffrey, “The Painted Altarpiece in Rome, ca. 1600–1630: Christian Archaeology, Naturalism, and the Body” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Friedman, Hannah, “Taste and Prudence in the Art of Jusepe de Ribera” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell; F. Pereda)

Fucci, Robert, “Jan van de Velde II (ca.1593–1641): The Printmaker as Creative Artist in the Early Dutch Republic” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Gear, Jennifer, “Paintings of the 1630–31 Plague in Venice and the Veneto” (Michigan, M. Holmes)

Gebauer, Elizabeth R., “The Power of Speech: Flemish Baroque Pulpits, 1650–1750” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Giffin, Erin, “Body and Apparition: Material Presence in Sixteenth-Century Italian Religious Sculpture” (Washington, S. Lingo)

Glickman, Stephanie, “For Profit and Power: The Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Art of Trade, ca. 1620–70” (Northwestern, C. Swan)

Gomez, Ximena, “Confraternal Art in Early Colonial Lima: Negotiating Identity through Visual Culture” (Michigan, M. Holmes)

Gratson, Scott, “A Stratification of Death in the Northern Renaissance: A Reconsideration of the Cadaver Tombs of England and Germany” (Temple, A. West)

Groentjes, Mirjam, “Visual Typology and the Culture of Biblical Reading in the Low Countries, 1550–1600” (Emory, W. Melion)

Grollemond, Larisa, “Necessary Luxury: The Illuminated Manuscript at the French Courts, ca. 1460–1520” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Grusiecki, Tomasz, “Globalising the Periphery: Poland-Lithuania and its Interactions with the World, 1587–1668” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen)

Guida, Katie, “Artistic Patronage of the Augustinian Hermits in Northeast Italy” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Han, Yu Na, “The Consolation of Images: Pastoral Care and Visual Culture in Reformation Germany, 1520–1570” (Johns Hopkins, M. Merback)

Hanson, Emily, “Spectacular Ambition: Unrealized Projects of Leonardo and Michelangelo” (Washington University, W. Wallace)

Harpster, Grace, “Carlo Borromeo’s Itineraries: The Sacred Image in Post-Tridentine Italy” (UC Berkeley, T. Olson)

Harrington, Molly, “Picturing Devotion in Four Dutch Golden Age Huiskerken” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Harris, Katerina, “The Moment of Death in Renaissance Art” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Harris, Natalie, “Art at the Crossroads: Venice, the Vivarini, and Art of Business” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Hayes, Matthew, “Restoration and the Invention of the Renaissance, ca. 1850–1904” (IFA/NYU, P. Rubin; M. Marincola)

Heckel, Caylen, “The Effects of Cross-Cultural Contact on Issues of Masculinity in 16th-Century European Art” (Queen’s, U. D’Elia; S. Dickey)

Hecker-Silva, Joanna, “Outside Looking in: Francisco de Holanda and the Margins of Renaissance Art” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Henningsen, Caitlin F., “Antonio Tempesta and the Salience of Stone: Painting on Stone in Rome and Florence, 1580–1640” (Harvard, F. Fehrenbach)

Horbatsch, Olenka, “Impressions of Innovation: Early Netherlandish Printmaking, 1520–1545” (Toronto, M. Kavaler)

Howard, Charles, “Before Fontainebleau: Italian Artists in France, 1499–1534” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Howard, Rebecca, “Movements of the Mind: Beyond the Mimetic Likeness in Early Modern Italy” (Ohio State, C. Kleinbub)

Huber, Anna K., “In Stitches: Laughter, Prints, and the Artist-Fool in Early Modern Germany” (Harvard, J. L. Koerner)

Hughes, Heather, “Custom and Character: Delineating Identity and Morality in the Early Modern Costume Print, 1600–1650” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Hunt, Tiffany Lynn, “The Cappella Paolina: Sacred Space and Sacred Site in Pre- and Post-Tridentine Rome” (Temple, M. Hall)

Hupe, Eric, “Seeing the Divine: The Franciscan Theology of Light and Italian Renaissance Art” (Virginia, F. Fiorani)

Hyman, Aaron M., “Rubens in a New World: Prints, Authorship, and Transatlantic Intertextuality” (UC Berkeley, E. Honig)

Iacobellis, Lisa, “Grant peine et grant diligence: Visualizing the Author in Late Medieval Manuscripts” (Ohio State, K. Whittington)

Jasienski, Adam, “In the Guise of Holiness: Portraiture, Sanctity, and Dynastic Politics under the Spanish Habsburgs” (Harvard, T. Cummins)

Kaplan, Stephanie, “Artificial Appearances: Portraiture and Persona in Mid-Sixteenth Century Florence” (Washington University, W. Wallace)

Karentzos, Loukas, “Court and Countryside: Central Italian Villas of the Mid-Sixteenth Century” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Kassler-Taub, Elizabeth, “At the Threshold of the Mediterranean: Architecture, Urbanism, and Identity in Early Modern Sicily” (Harvard, A. Payne)

Kawase, Yusuke, “Jusepe de Ribera and his Workshop in Naples, 1616–1652: Its Function and Practice” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Keelmann, Lehti Mairike, “Bachelors Bridging the Baltic: the Artistic Ambitions of the Tallinn Brotherhood of the Black Heads, c. 1400–1550” (Michigan, A. Timmermann)

Kinew, Shawon K., “The Vision in Stone: Melchiorre Cafà in the World, 1636–1667” (Harvard, F. Fehrenbach)

Kirchhoff, Chassica, “Constructing the Armored Body in the Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century Holy Roman Empire” (Kansas, S. Goddard; A. Hedeman)

Knall, Elisabeth, “Art, Botany, and Gardens in Seventeenth-Century Sweden: Greatness Beyond the Thirty Years’ War” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen)

Kobasa, Clare, “Printmaking in Sicily, 1576–1714” (Columbia, M. Cole)

Koguciuk, Jakub, “Pastoral as Genre and Method: Nature and the Environment in Northern Italian Painting, ca. 1490–1530” (Yale, R. Nelson)

Konova, Joana, “Reuse and Display of Ancient Sculpture in Late Renaissance Rome” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Kornegay, Kevin, “Ghent Transformed: Historical Imagination and Communal Identity in the Ghent World of 1913” (Duke, H. Van Miegroet)

Kunau, Katherine A., “Seicento Spectacle: Festival Art and Social Competition in Bernini’s Rome” (Iowa, J. B. Scott)

Kupiec, Catherine, “The Materiality of Luca della Robbia’s Glazed Terracotta Sculptures” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Kutasz, Theresa, “Christina, Queen of Sweden, and the Politics of Antiquities Collection in Early Modern Rome” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Kwan, Jamie, “From Flanders to Fontainebleau: The Flemish Presence in the French Renaissance” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Lamsechi, Guita, “Beyond the Frame: Images of Vegetal Nature Across the Arts in Northern Renaissance Europe” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Lazer, Brett, “‘Honra el pinzel la tinta y en ambas tiene primar’: The Writing and Painting of Baltasar de Echave Orio” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Lee, Casey, “Taste, Passion, Ambition, and Practice: Dutch Artists and their Collections of Works on Paper, 1600–1750” (Queen’s, S. Dickey)

Lee, Jihyun Sophia, “Gabriel Metsu in Amsterdam (1654–1667)” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Letvin, Alexandra, “Miraculous Visions, Demonic Temptations: Francisco de Zurbarán at Guadalupe” (Johns Hopkins, F. Pereda)

Lincoln, Matthew, “Modeling the Network of Dutch and Flemish Print Production, 1550–1750” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Long, Rebecca, “Bartolomé Carducho and Italian Artists at the Spanish Court, 1580–1621” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Lu, Haohao, “The Paradox of Delight: Image and Imagination of Eros at the Burgundian-Habsburg Court” (Indiana, B. Rothstein)

Lucca, Maria, “Renaissance Siena as a Case Study of Cross-Cultural Exchange in Central Italy” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Lumbreras, María, “Verdaderos retratos: Certainty and the Practice of Portraiture in Golden Age Spain” (Johns Hopkins, F. Pereda)

Lynch, Sarah, “‘Ein leibhaber aller freyen khünst’: Bonifaz Wolmut and the Architecture of the Bohemian and European Renaissance” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Mandabach, Marisa, “The Caduceus Unwound: The Head of Medusa and the Painterly Grotesque in Rubens” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Manna, Chantal, “Performances of Power: Ephemera and the Decorative Arts in Queen Christina’s Rome” (Queen’s, G. Bailey)

Marraccini, Alexandra, “Unfolded Worlds: Allegory, Alchemy, and the Image as Structure of Knowledge in Early Modern Northern European Scientific Books” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Martinez, Trinity, “The Rise and Fall of the Civilized Centaur in Italian Renaissance Art” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Marzullo, Francesca, “The Figure and the Threshold: Devotional Overdoors in Medieval and Renaissance Italy” (Columbia, M. Cole)

McCabe, Sophia Quach, “Hans Rottenhammer in Venice: Networking in Style between Italy and Germany” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

McMahon, Brendan, “Where Sight is Scarcely Able to Assure: Iridescence, Vision, and Belief in the Early Modern Spanish World” (USC, D. Bleichmar)

McMahon, Elizabeth, “‘Robes of Court and Palace’: Dress and Queenship at the Court of Henry VIII, 1509–1547” (Bard Graduate Center, A. Morrall)

Meerendonk, Suzanne van de, “Entering the Republic: The Negotiation of Power and Identity in Ceremonial Visits to Amsterdam, 1580–1660” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Adams)

Mensing, Carolyn, “Artistic Exchange in the Age of Discovery: Early Netherlandish Painting in Portugal (1450–1550)” (Queen’s, R. Spronk)

Merla, Heather, “Art and Nature under Grand Duke Francesco I de’Medici” (Queen’s, U. D’Elia)

Millard, Robert, “Live, Struggle, and Die: A Study of Antique Forms in Late-Quattrocento Sculpted Reliefs” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Miller, Rachel, “Patron Saint of a World in Crisis: Early Modern Representations of St. Francis Xavier in Europe and Asia” (Pittsburgh, A. Harris; K. Savage)

Mitchell, David, “Mimetic Heresies: Waxworks in Paris, 1661–1723” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen; R. Taws)

Murray, Colin Alexander, “Friendship and Collaboration in the Painting of Early Modern Venice” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Nadeau, Tara, “Gianlorenzo Bernini and Disegno in Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Toronto, E. Levy)

Narkin, Elisabeth, “Rearing the Royals: Architecture and the Spatialization of Royal Childhood France, 1499–1610” (Duke, S. Galletti)

Neumann, Elisabeth, “Imagining European Community: Allegories of the Continents in the Netherlands, 1520–1600” (Toronto, M. Kavaler)

Newman, Abigail, “Picturing Flanders Abroad: Flemish Painters and their Audiences in Seventeenth-Century Madrid” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Oing, Michelle, “The Reliquary and the Puppet: Visual and Kinetic Mimesis in Medieval and Early Modern Sculpture” (Yale, J. Jung)

Oswald, Julia, “Mediation and Object in Late Medieval Northern European Representations of the Treasury” (Northwestern, C. Normore)

Park, Jeongho, “The Portraiture of El Greco” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Parsons, Kimberly, “Under the Shadow of Florence: Sienese Art Production during Early Medici Rule” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Payne, Brighton, “Reception of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s Art and Tradition at the Turn of the Seventeenth Century” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Permenter, Brooke Falk, “Assaults on the Faith: Imagining Jews and Creating Christians in the Late Middle Ages” (Rutgers, L. Weigert)

Petersen, Elizabeth, “Donatello Architetto: On the Order of Architecture in the Work of Donatello” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Phillips, Dianne, “The Illustration of the Meditations on the Life of Christ: A Study of an Illuminated Fourteenth-Century Italian Manuscript at the University of Notre Dame,” (Yale, R. Nelson)

Platts, Christopher, “Lingua lagunare: Paolo Veneziano (active 1310–1358) and the Development of Venetian Gothic Painting” (Yale, R. Nelson; L. Kanter)

Quinn Teresi, Rebecca, “Images of the Immaculate Conception and the Rhetorics of Purity in Golden Age Spain” (Johns Hopkins, F. Pereda)

Racco, Tiffany, “Luca Giordano: Speed, Imitation, and the Art of Fame” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Rich, Brooks, “The Eclectic Engraver: Allaert Claesz’s Complex, Creative Copies of Early Sixteenth-Century Prints” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Richardson, Jamie, “Curiosity and Collection Practice in the Constcamer Paintings of Frans II Francken (1581–1642)” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Riesenberger, Nicole, “King of the Renaissance: Art and Politics at the Neapolitan Court of Ferrante I, 1458–1494” (Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

Rodriguez-Negron, Iraida, “Earthly Goddesses: Portraits of Catholic Queens in the Golden Age” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Sandoval, Elizabeth, “The Book as Self: A 15th-Century Case Study of Visual Metaphor in Northern European Art” (Ohio State, K. Whittington)

Saracino, Jennifer, “Shifting Landscape: Depictions of Environmental Disruption in the Mappa Uppsala of Mexico-Tenochtitlan” (Tulane, E. Boone)

Schmid, Vanessa, “Portraiture and Community in Amsterdam, 1650–1672” (IFA/NYU, E-H. Begemann; M. Westermann)

Segrave, Hannah, “From Magic to Melancholy: Salvator Rosa and Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Italy” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Sepponen, Wendy Mila, “Milanese Bronze, Spanish Stone, and Imperial Materials: Sculptural Interchange and the Leoni Worshops (1549–1608)” (Michigan, M. Holmes; A. Potts)

Sheers, Joanna, “Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), Franciscus Junius (1591–1677), and Humanism in the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Shields, Rebecca, “The Space Between: Politics and Urban Development in Early Seventeenth-Century London” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Simmons, Elizabeth, “Volterrano as a Draftsman: Drawing in Late Seicento Florence and the Rise of the Connoisseur-Collector” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Smith, Hilary Coe, “Auction Catalogues and the Economics of Information in the Eighteenth-Century Parisian Art Market” (Duke, H. Van Miegroet)

Snodgrass Plyler, Jennifer, “Images of Power and Anxiety: The Lactating Breast in Seventeenth-Century Dutch and Flemish Art” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Spratt, Emily, “Byzantium not Forgotten: Constructing the Artistic and Cultural Legacy of an Empire between East and West in the Early Modern Period” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Sullivan, Kathleen, “Style and Meaning in Girolamo Romanino” (Rutgers, B. Paul)

Thiel, Laura E., “Gentleman-Scholars at Home: Domesticity, Masculinity, and Civility in Dutch Seventeenth-Century Genre Painting” (Queen’s, S. Dickey)

Thorpe, Heather D., “Modernity’s Caravaggio” (Iowa, J. B. Scott)

Tillery, Laura, “The Hanse as Artistic Network: Late-Medieval Altarpieces in Fifteenth-Century Lübeck” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Tolstoy, Irina, “Camillo Trevisan’s Palace and Villa Culture on the Island of Murano” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Travers, Erin, “Boundaries of the Body: The Art of Anatomy in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlands” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Adams)

Uchacz, Tianna, “Sensual Bodies and Artistic Prowess in Netherlandish Painting, ca. 1540–1570” (Toronto, M. Kavaler)

Van Wingerden, Carolyn, “‘The Turbaned Heads, Each Wrapped in Twisted Folds of the Whitest Silk’: Images of Muslims in Netherlandish Art, 1400–1700” (Rice, D. Wolfthal)

Vazquez, Julia, “The Artist as Curator: Diego Velázquez, 1623–1660” (Columbia, D. Bodart)

Vigotti, Lorenzo, “The Origin of the Renaissance Palace: Private Architecture during the Florentine Oligarchy, 1382–1432” (Columbia, F. Benelli)

Vincent, Normandy, “Graphic Virtuosities and their Vicissitudes: Reproductive Printmaking and Emulation in Rudolfine Prague” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Wainwright, Lindsey, “Images of Hunting in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Visual Culture” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Wangensteen, Kjell, “Hyperborean Baroque: David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl (1628–98) and the First Swedish School of Art” (Princeton, T. da Costa Kaufmann)

Whitford, Kelly, “Embodying Belief: Crossing the Ponte Sant’Angelo with Bernini’s Angels” (Brown, E. Lincoln)

Whittaker, Loren, “An American Jesuit Treasury of Religious Art: The Greenlease Gallery’s Van Ackeren Collection at Rockhurst University” (Kansas, S. Cornelison)

Wile, Aaron, “Painting, Authority, and Experience at the Twilight of the Grand Siècle, 1690–1721” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth; H. Zerner)

Willever, Suzanne, “Disseminating the Art of Rome in Print: Making, Meaning, and Going Viral in the Sixteenth Century” (Temple, M. Hall; A. West)

Winters, Tom, “Honthorst’s Women: Art, Gender, and the Virtuosi” (Virginia, L. Goedde)

Wise, Elliott, “Painterly Vernacular and Pictorial Piety: Rogier van der Weyden, Robert Campin, and Jan van Ruusbroec” (Emory, W. Melion)

Wise, Rachel, “Reassessing Artistic Response to the Dutch Revolt, 1566–1600” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

York, Tyler, “Dressing the Part/Parting with the Dress: Rembrandt’s Re-fashioning of Middle Eastern Attire” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Yuen, Melissa, “The Young Mattia Preti in Rome: Style, Baroque Painting, and the Art Market, ca. 1630–1653” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Zarrillo, Taryn Marie, “Artistic Patrimony and Cultural Politics in Early Seicento Venice” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Zolli, Daniel, “Promiscuous Technique: Theories of Mixed Media in Donatello’s Workshops” (Harvard, F. Fehrenbach)

Zukerman, Laura, “Pages of Memory: Paper Travel in Renaissance Europe, 1480–1600” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Zumaya, Diva, “Catholic Visual Culture and Devotional Experience in the Seventeenth-Century Northern Netherlands” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Adams)