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, 2004

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Albinson, A. Cassandra, “Peeresses in Paint: Portraits of Aristocratic Women and the Question of Representation 1837–1901” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Bauer, Jennifer, “Brilliant Phantasy: The Art of Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh” (UNC Chapel Hill, C. Mavor)

Cheasley, Elaine, “Decoration and Desire: Women of the Home Arts Movement, 1884–1915” (Queen’s, Kingston, J. Helland)

Coller, Barbara, “Domesticity and Anxiety: Artists’ Portraits of Their Parents in France, c. 1840–1885” (CUNY, J. Roos)

D’Angelo, Gina, “Francis David Millet (1846–1912): Life and Works” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Doyle, Margaret, “The Urban Romantic: Caspar David Friedrich and the City” (CUNY, R. Bletter)

Fiorino-Iannace, Giovanna, “American Genre Painters in Venice: 1877–1893” (CUNY, K. Manthorne)

Gold, Susanna, “Imaging Memory: Re-Presentations of the Civil War at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition” (Pennsylvania, E. Johns)

Grindstaff, Beverly, “Designing the Mensch Als Kunstwerk: Kant, Hygiene, and the Aesthetics of Health in Wilhelmine Germany” (UCLA, A. Boime)

Harkett, Daniel E., “The Consumption of History Painting in Restoration France” (Brown, K. S. Champa)

Jameson, Kathleen, “Society Matrons, Working Girls, Fair Maidens, and New Women: Frances Benjamin Johnston” (Delaware, M. Leja)

Leonard, Anne, “Picturing Listening in the Late Nineteenth Century” (Harvard, H. Zerner)

Loughrey, Stacey, “Design, Empire, and Aesthetics in Britain, 1745–1851” (USC, K. Lang)

Lucy, Martha, “The Evolutionary Body: Refiguring the Nude in Post-Darwinian French Art” (IFA/NYU, L. Nochlin)

Macduffee, Allison, “Camille Pissarro: Modernism, Anarchism, and the Representation of the ‘The People,’ 1888–1903” (Michigan, H. Lay)

Martis, Susan, “Famous and Forgotten: Rodin and His American Contemporaries” (Case Western Reserve, H. Adams)

McKeown, Bill, “‘England’s Giorgione’: Charles H. Shannon and Venetianism in Late Victorian England” (Florida State, L. Weingarden)

Mendelson, Valerie, “A Citadel Behind Walls? the House of the Amateur in Late Nineteenth-Century France” (CUNY, J. Roos)

Mladenovic, Ivana, “John Ruskin: The Medieval Mission” (UCLA, A. Boime)

Mooney, Jane Roberts, “Capturing the Urphänomen: Odilon Redon, Goethe, and the Morphology of the Symbol” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

O’Neill, Morna Elizabeth, “Art Reborn: Painting, Politics, and Decoration in the Work of Walter Crane, 1870–1900” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Solon, Deborah, “The Life and Work of Alson Skinner Clark” (CUNY, K. Murphy)

Wahl, Kimberley A., “Fashioning the Female Artistic Self: Aesthetic Dress in Nineteenth-Century British Visual Culture” (Queen’s, Kingston, V. Jirat-Wasiutynski)

Warner, Pamela, “Word and Image in the Art Criticism of the Goncourt Brothers” (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Weeks, Emily, “The ‘reality Effect’: The Orientalist Paintings of John Frederick Lewis (1805–1876)” (Yale, T. Barringer)

Wieber, Sabine, “Designing the Nation: Neo-Northern Renaissance Interiors and the Politics of Identity in Late Nineteenth-Century Germany, 1876–1888” (Chicago, R. Heller)

York, Karen S., “American Portrait Cameo Cutting: an Alternate Apprenticeship in Relief Sculpture, 1830–1870” (Indiana, Bloomington, M. Facos)