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

Nineteenth Century
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2016

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Banas, Paulina, “The Orientalist Book Industry (1840–80): Prisse d’Avennes, Systems of Borrowing and Reuse, and the Marketing of Egypt” (Binghamton University, N. Um)

Bilbo, Rebecca Wright, “Academic or Industrial: Educating the Artist in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati” (Indiana, S. Burns)

Chadwick, Esther, “The Radical Print: British Art and Graphic Experiment in the Paper Age” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Davis Winthrop, Emily, “Allegories of the Modern: The Female Nude in Art Nouveau” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson)

Doyle, Allan, “A Rule without Measure: Michelangelo Buonarroti’s Afterlife in French Painting, 1814–1837” (Princeton, R. DeLue)

Duncan O’Neill, Erin, “Media and the Politics of Satire in the Art of Honoré Daumier” (Princeton, B. Alsdorf)

Hainy, Joshua D., “John Flaxman: Beyond the Line” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Hamming, Grant, “Amerikanischer Malkasten: American Art and Düsseldorf” (Stanford, B. Wolf)

Henneman, Jennifer, “Her Representation Precedes Her: Transatlantic Celebrity, Portraiture, and Visual Culture, 1865–1890” (Washington, S. Casteras)

Lauritano, Steven, “Embedded Remnants in Modern Architecture: Karl Friedrich Schinkel and the Historiography of Remains” (Yale, S. Zeidler)

Newman, Rachel, “Conjuring Cane: The Art of William Berryman and Caribbean Sugar Plantations” (Stanford, B. Wolf)

O’Rourke, Stephanie, “Bodies of Knowledge: Fuseli and Girodet at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century” (Columbia, J. Crary)

Palmor, Lauren, “Shadows and Light: Seeing Senescence in American and British Genre Painting, c. 1850–1910” (Washington, S. Casteras)

Saunders, Beth, “Developing Italy: Photography and National Identity during the Risorgimento, 1839–1859” (CUNY, A. Pelizzari)

Schwartz, Rebecca Ayres, “Thomas Cole on Architecture: Picturing the Gothic” (Delaware, B. Herman)

Shields, Caroline, “Objects of Memory: Paul Gauguin and Still-Life Painting, 1880–1901” (Maryland, College Park, J. Hargrove)

Silberman, Caitlin, “Thinking with Birds in British Art and Visual Culture, 1840–1900” (Wisconsin, Madison, N. Marshall)

Stein, Deborah, “The Visual Rhetoric of Charles Callahan Perkins: The Early Italian Renaissance and a New Fine Art Paradigm for Boston” (Boston, K. Morgan)

Strasik, Amanda K., “Reconceiving Childhood: Women and Children in French Art, 1750–1814” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Trittipo, Kathryn, “A Visual Affair: Popular Culture and L’Affaire Dreyfus” (Minnesota, G. Weisberg)

Walsh, Catherine, “‘Tell Me a Story’: Narrative and Orality in Nineteenth-Century American Visual Culture” (Delaware, W. Bellion)

Waterman, Amanda, “Neo-Pre-Raphaelitism: The Final Generations” (Washington, S. Casteras)