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Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2008

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Barrett, Anne, “Consul Joseph Smith and the 1768 Quattro Libri” (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

Baumgartner, Frederique, "Hubert Robert and the Transformation of the Cultural Experience during the French Revolution" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

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

Boivin, Julie, “A Redefinition of the Role of Ornament in French Rococo Art and Contemporary Visual Culture: From the Horrifyingly Beautiful to the Beauty of Horror” (Toronto, M. Cheetham)

Calyniuk, Darlene, "Pistils and Stamens: Botanophilia, Sex, and Nationhood in Eighteenth-Century Georgian Britain" (University of British Columbia, M. Ryan)

Coltrin, Christopher, “Destruction and Deliverance: Apocalyptic Religious Painting in Britain, 1816–1832” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Contogouris, Ersy, "The Attitudes and Representations of Emma Hamilton" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Cuenot, Nicole, “The Force of Flowers: Bringing the Outdoors in at Versailles” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Engel, Emily, "Facing Boundaries: Representing Identity and Authority in the Late-Colonial Portraiture of South America" (UC Santa Barbara, J. Peterson)

Fripp, Jessica, “Portraiture as Social Practice” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Hanson, Katie, “A Neoclassical Conundrum: Painting Greek Mythology in France, 1780–1825” (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

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, Architecture, and the Dichotomy of Art” (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Lafountain, Jason, "A History of New England Puritan Art" (Harvard, J. Roberts)

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)

Lenhard, Danielle, “Reading with One Hand: Suggestive Folds and Subversive Consumption in Jean-Honoré Fragonard's The Bolt” (SUNY Stony Brook, J. Monteyne)

Ludwig, Amber, “‘She is all Nature, and yet all Art’: Portraits of Emma Hamilton” (Boston, B. Redford)

Medakovich, Molly A., “Between Friends: Representations of Female Intimacies in French Genre Paintings and Prints, 1770–1830” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Pop, Andrei, "Neopaganism: Henry Fuseli, Theatre, and the Cultural Politics of Antiquity, 1760–1825" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Ralickas, Eduardo, "Naissance de l’art performatif: Images et autoréférence pragmatique dans le premier romantisme allemand" (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux, and École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, É. Michaud)

Reyes, Hector, "After Poussin: Painting Theory in the French Academy (1665–1784)" (Northwestern, S. H. Clayson)

Terry, Colleen, "William Hogarth's Prints in British North America" (Delaware, B. Herman)