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

Seventeenth Century
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2017

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Giannino, Denise, “Familial Identity and Site Specificity: A Study of the Hybrid Genre of Dutch Family-Landscape Portraiture” (University of Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Grusiecki, Tomasz, “Globalising the periphery: Poland-Lithuania and
cultural entanglement, 1587-1668” (McGill University, Angela Vanhaelen)

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

Hughes, Heather, “Clothing as Culture: Delineating National Character in Costume Prints, c. 1600-1650” (University of Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

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

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

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

Payne, Brighton, “The Bruegelians: Formation and Canonization of Peasant Imagery in the Tradition of Pieter Bruegel the Elder” (University of Maryland, A. Wheelock, Jr.)

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

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