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Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2006

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Bark, Julianna, "Jean-Etienne Liotard (1702–1789): The Artist in International Perspective" (IFA/NYU, R. Rosenblum)

Beauchamp-Byrd, Mora, "Hogarth's Progress: Modern Moral Subjects in the Work of David Hockney, Lubaina Himid, and Paula Rego" (Duke, R. Powell)

Bell, Esther, "Charles-Antoine Coypel: Painting and Performance in Eighteenth-Century France" (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann, M. Ledbury)

Brown, Hillary, "Shaping the Child: The Child Portrait Bust in Eighteenth-Century England and France" (USC, M. Baker)

Caffey, Stephen Mark, "An Heroics of Empire: Anglophone History Painting 1756–1805" (UT Austin, J. Leoshko, S. Rather)

Campbell, Kristin E., "Taste and Nation: Spaces of Viewing in Britain, 1770–1895" (Queen's, Kingston, J. Brooke, J. Helland)

Davis, Blair Hixson, "The Drawings of Charles Percier" (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

De la Rosa, Gabriella, "Picturing the Colonial Enlightenment: Race, Identity and Difference in French Visual Culture, 1682–1804" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Holtzman, Deborah, "From Greek Myth to Oriental Fantasy: Staging the Bath in French Art from the Rococo to Orientalism" (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Jones, Jennifer, "A Discourse on Drawings: P. J. Mariette and the Graphic Arts in Early Eighteenth-Century Paris" (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Kraus, Heidi E., "David and Architecture" (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Latour, Benoît, "Tableaux tirés du Peri Hypsous: antiques modèles du sublime dans la peinture d'histoire britannique du XVIIIe siècle" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Marcereau Degalan, Aimee, "Dangerous Beauty: Painted Canvases and Painted Faces in Eighteenth-Century Britain" (Case Western Reserve, A. Helmreich)

McReynolds, Dan, "Policing the Palladian Canon: Redefining the Palladian Legacy in Eighteenth-Century Venice" (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Nagano, Naomi, "Functions and Receptions of the Imperial Group Portrait
Paintings Produced at the 18th-Century Qianlong Court" (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Piotrowska, Anna, "Le Premier de son temps: Carle Vanloo (1705–1765) and the Dynamics of 18th-Century French History" (IFA/NYU, C. Bailey, M. Westermann)

Rudy, Elizabeth, "Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758–1823) and the Problem of Allegory" (Harvard, H. Zerner)

Saska, Hope, "Staging the Page: Theatricality and the Popular Print in Eighteenth-Century England" (Brown University, K. D. Kriz)

Smentek, Kristel, "Collecting in the Age of Enlightenment: Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Universal History of Art" (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Stacy, Christina, "Veri Ritratti: Pietro Longhi and Genre Painting in Eighteenth-Century Venice" (Princeton, P. Brown)

Stephens, Rachel E., "Renoir and the Rococo Revival" (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Whedon, Pamela, "Sensing Watteau: The Artist's Musical Images as Preludes to the Age of Sensibility" (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Whyte, Ryan, "The Evolution of the Petit Sujet in the Ancien Regime" (University of Toronto, W. McAllister Johnson)