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, 2005

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Brooker, Robert E., Jr., “The Impact of Manuscript Illumination on the Evolution of Artistic Style from the Franco-Gothic to the Italo-Gothic in Castile during the XIVth Century” (Brown, C. W. Zerner)

Callahan, Meghan, “The Politics of Architecture: Suor Domenica da Paradiso and Her Convent of la Crocetta in Post-Savonarolan Florence” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Decker, John, “The Technology of Salvation and the Art of Geertgen tot Sint Jans: Manifestations of Salvation Theology in Material Culture” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Dennis, Kimberly, “Reconstructing the Counter Reformation: Women Architectural Patrons in Rome and the Case of Camilla Peretti” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Deprano, Maria Kathleen, “The Artworks Honoring Giovanna degli Albizzi: Lorenzo Tornabuoni, the Humanism of Poliziano, and the Art of Niccolo Fiorentino and Domenico Ghirlandai” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

Diebel, Sarah E., “The Structure of Memory in Italian Renaissance Art” (Rutgers, R. Goffen)

Finkel, Jennifer, “Michelangelo at San Lorenzo: The Tragedy of the Façade” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski)

Flanigan, Theresa, “The Ponte Vecchio: Building an Urbanized Bridge in Early Modern Florence” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Fournier, Mary, “Drawing as Gift: Jacopo Bellini's Drawing Album in Ottoman Istanbul” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Guest, Emma T. K., “The Illustration of Virgil's Bucolics and Its Influence in Italian Renaissance Art” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Guile, Carolyn, “According to the Polish Sky and Customs: Theories of Architecture and Art in Early Modern Poland” (Princeton, T. Kaufmann)

Harwell, Gregory, “AUREA CONDET SAECULE Imperial Habsburg Medals from the Coronation of Frederick III (1452) until the Succession of Maxmilian I (1494): Art and Legitimacy between Feudalism and Absolutism” (Princeton, T. Kaufmann)

Kirkland-Ives, Mitzi, “Narrative Performance and Devotional Experience in the Art of Hans Memling” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Leitch, Stephanie, “Better than the Prodigies: The Prints of Hans Burgkmair, Jürg Breu, and the Marvels of the New World” (Chicago, L. Seidel, R. Zorach, T. Cummins)

McCall, Timothy, “Networks of Power: The Art Patronage of Pier Maria Rossi of Parma” (Michigan, P. Simons)

Pincus, Lisa, “Experiment in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Painting: The Art of Carel Fabritius” (Chicago, L. Seidel, C. Brusati, B. Stafford)

Robey, Jessica, “In Pursuit of a Civil Order: The Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the Microcosmic Collection, and the Circle of Abraham Ortelius and Joris Hoefnagel” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Sanabrais, Sofia, “The Biombo or Folding Screen: Examining the Impact of Japan on Artistic Production and the Globalization of Taste in Seventeenth-Century New Spain” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Senkevitch, Tatiana, “The Printmaker's Perspectives: Abraham Bosse and the Pedagogic Debates at the Acadymie de Peinture et de Sculpture, 1648–1661” (Michigan, C. Brusati)

Terry, Allie, “Politics on the Cloister Wall: Fra Angelico and His Humanist Observers at San Marco” (Chicago, C. Cohen, I. Rowland, R. Nelson)

Toffolo, Francesca, “Art and the Conventional Life in Renaissance Venice: The Monastery Church of Santa Caterina De' Sacchi” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Williams, Allyson Burgess, “‘Le Donne, I Cavalier, L'Arme, Gli Amori’: Artistic Patronage at the Court of Alfonso I d'Este, Duke of Ferrara” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

You, Yao-Fen, “Import/Export: A Case Study of Brabantine Altarpieces in the Rhineland, 1500–1530” (Michigan, C. Brusati)