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Renaissance/Baroque Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2009

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Ajello, Guendalina, “Rione Parione: The Afterlife of an Ancient Roman Cluster of Spectator Buildings” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Allan, Eva, “The Triumph Theme and Its Variations in Long Renaissance Prints” (Yale, C. Wood, A. Dunlop)

Ambler, William, “The Portrait Workshop at the Court of Philip III of Spain (1598–1621)” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Amott, David, “Sanctifying Segregation: The Colonial Cathedral and Community of Mariana, Minas Gerais” (Delaware, M. Domínguez Torres)

Anderson, Carrie, “Johan Maurits’s Brazilian Collection: The Role of Ethnographic Gifts in Colonial Discourse” (Boston, M. Zell)

Aube, Christina, “Michel de Marolles and the Rise of Printmaking in the Grand Siècle” (Delaware, D. Stone)

Baadj, Nadia, “‘Monstrous Creatures and Diverse Strange Things’: The Curious Art of Jan van Kessel I” (Michigan, C. Brusati)

Backus, Irene, “Imaging Asia: Perceptions of China in Renaissance Florence” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Bailey, Meryl, “Charity, Violence, and the Art of Venice’s Scuola di San Fantin” (UC Berkeley, L. Partridge)

Baines, Lorena, “Nicolaes de Bruyn and the Art of the Professional Engraver” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Bass, Marisa, “The Venus of Zeeland: Jan Gossaert and the Netherlandish Revival of Antiquity” (Harvard, H. van der Velden)

Bentkowski, Sebastian A., “The Artistic and Architectural Patronage at the Court of Alessandro de’ Medici (1531–1537): Strategies of Representation and Legitimation” (UT Austin, L. Waldman)

Beranek, Saskia, “Portrait of a Patron: Gender and Identity in the Art and Architectural Patronage of Amalia van Solms” (Pittsburgh, A. Harris)

Bilak, Donna, “Politics, Plague, and Alchemy: The Life and Times of John Allin” (The Bard Graduate Center, P. Miller)

Boeye, Kerry, “Mutable Authority: Reimagining King Solomon in Medieval Psalm Illustration” (Chicago, L. Seidel)

Boffa, David, “Artistic Identity Set in Stone” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Bourla, Lisa, “Lodovico Cigoli and 'the Natural Act of Painting': The Science of Art in Florence at the Turn of the Seicento” (Pennsylvania, M. Cole)

Boutin, Lisa, “Displaying Identity in the Mantuan Court: The Majolica Services of Isabella d’Este and Federico II Gonzaga” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

Boychuk, Joan, “Print Culture at the Court of Emperor Rudolf II: Portraiture, Inscription, and Translation” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Bracken, William, “Rembrandt in the 1630s: Dialogues and Competitive Environment” (IFA/NYU, E. J. Sluijter, M. Westermann)

Brisman, Shira, “The Hand-Written Letter and the Work of Art in the Age of the Printing Press, 1490–1530” (Yale, C. Wood)

Brown, Michael, “Portraiture in New Spain and the Spanish Caribbean: History and Development of a Colonial Tradition” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Brown, Sara, “Images of Worship: Calvinist Church Interior Paintings in the Dutch Republic” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Budny, Virginia, “Benedetto da Maiano and His Workshops” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Byron, David, “The Visual and Social Strategies of German Propaganda Broadsheets, 1608–1621” (Yale, C. Wood)

Cadero-Gillette, Jennifer, “Collecting Art and Constructing History: The Recovery of Medieval Panel Painting circa 1800” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Cantor, Sarah, “Landscape Painting in the Circle of Nicolas Poussin” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Chéhab, Krystel, “The Politics of Realism: Still Life in Seventeenth-Century Spain” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Chien, Letha, “Tintoretto's San Marco Cycle” (UC Berkeley, T. Olson)

Churchill, Derek, “Replication in the Early Netherlandish Tradition: Dieric Bouts and His Copyists” (Yale, C. Wood)

Ciejka, Jason, “Rare Harmony: The Architecture and Music of Carlo Rainaldi (1611–1691)” (Emory, S. McPhee)

Cohen, Ananda, “Mural Painting and Social Change in the Colonial Andes, 1626–1830” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

Conrad, Jessamyn, “Telling Time: Contextualizing Narrative Painting in Duccio's Maestà and the Trecento Altars in the Crossing of the Duomo of Siena” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Corradino, Christopher, “The Life and Work of Giovanni Mansueti” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Corretti, Christine, “Benvenuto Cellini and the Loggia dei Lanzi: Configurations of the Body of State” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski)

Coughlin, Michael, “Art, Violence, and the Staging of Masculinity in Renaissance Venice” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Coutré, Jacquelyn, “Jan Lievens, Ambition, ‘Influence,’ and Originality in the Seventeenth-Century Netherlands” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Cowen, Dana, “Albrecht Dürer’s Journey to the Netherlands, 1520–1521: A Reconsideration of Past Scholarship and the Importance of Antwerp to the Artist’s Late Work” (Case Western Reserve, C. Scallen)

Cree, Sarah, “Taddeo di Bartolo and the Uses of the Past in Early Quattrocento Painting” (Yale, A. Dunlop)

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

Daiman, Marina, “Copying, Inventing, and Recycling in Rubens” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Damen, Gaida, “The Trade in Antiquities between Italy and the Eastern Mediterranean (ca. 1400–1600)” (Princeton, P. Brown)

David, Margaret Diane, “Francesco Mochi, Sculptor (1580–1654)” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Davies, Gregory, “Playing with Fire: Caricature and Its Epistemology in Baroque Italy” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Dilbeck, Gwynne A., “Opening the Paradise Doors: Function and the Iconographical Program of Ghiberti’s Bronze Doors” (Iowa, W. Tomasini)

DiResta, Jason, “Crudeliter accentuando eructant: Rethinking Center and Periphery in the Art of Giovanni Antonio da Pordenone” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Elliot Beatty, Susan, “Alexander VII, Bernini, and the Cappella del Voto in Siena” (Toronto, E. Levy)

Elston, Ashley, “Storing Sanctity: Sacristy Reliquary Cupboards in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy” (Kansas, S. Cornelison)

Estevez, Lisandra, “Jusepe de Ribera's Self-Fashioning and Artistic Identity in Early Modern Italy and Spain” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Evans, Allison, “Het Tapissierspand: Interpreting the Success of the Antwerp Tapestry Market in the 1500s” (Duke, H. Van Miegroet)

Fenichel, Emily, “Michelangelo and the Cult of the Virgin” (Virginia, D. Summers)

Finocchio, Ross, “Henry Clay Frick, the Collector” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Fisher, Allison, “Artistic Interest in the Life of Alexander the Great during the Italian Renaissance: Designs in All Media, with a Focus on Raphael and His Workshop” (Queens, Kingston, C. Hoeniger)

Fletcher, Francis, “Mantegna's Fictive Reliefs: Painting as Moral Philosophy and the Humanist Language of Historical Inquiry in the Renaissance” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Ford, Suzan, “Bernini's Tomb of Urban VIII in St. Peter's: A Study of Art and Papal Power in the Context of the Counter-Reformation" (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Fowler, Caroline, “Drawing without a Master: Abraham Bloemaert and the Dutch Golden Age” (Princeton, C. Heuer)

Gardonio-Foat, Casey, “Seventeenth-Century Professional Women Artists in Spain and Portugal” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Geddes, Leslie, “Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Water” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Geschwind, Rachel, “Saving Grace/Saving Face: Magdalene Imagery and Prostitution Reform in Venice and Rome, 1500–1700” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski)

Giviskos, Christine, “Abraham Bosse and the Fine Art of Printmaking” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Glass, Robert, “Filarete and the Taste for the Antique in Mid-Fifteenth Century Rome” (Princeton, P. Brown, L. Barkan, J. Pinto)

Glover, Angela, “The Early Modern Choir Stall in Northern Europe: A Hidden Site of Religious, Political, and Artistic Display” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Graham, Heather Sexton, “Affecting Bodies: Guido Mazzoni’s Lamentations in Context” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

Greist, Alexandra, “Italian Drawing Books, 1565–1750” (Pennsylvania, M. Cole)

Hammerschmidt, Jennifer, “Towards a New Medieval Subjectivity: Rogier van der Weyden and the Art of the Carthusians” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Hand, Joni, “Female Book Owners in the Valois Court, 1350–1550: Books of Hours as Vehicle of Identity” (CUNY, B. Lane)

Hanson, Kate Heckmann, “Visualizing Culinary Culture at the Medici and Farnese Courts" (USC, E. Howe)

Hecker-Silva, Joanna, “Outside Looking In: Francisco de Holanda and the Margins of Renaissance Art” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Heinrichs, Johanna, “Between City and Country: The Residential Suburb in Genoa and the Veneto, 1545–1575” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Herrin, Amanda, “Picturing Origins: Visual Exegesis in Northern European Art from Bosch to Brueghel” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Hoare, Alexandra, “Amico vero: Salvator Rosa, Friendship, and the Formation of an Artist’s Identity” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Hoffman, Jessica L., “Adriaen van Ostade's Festive Peasants” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Horacek, Ivana, “The Prague Court of Rudolf II: Gifts, Ritual, and Cultural Exchange in Central Europe” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Horton, Heather, “The Problem of Theory, Practice, and Authorship in Alberti” (IFA/ NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Huang, Xiao, “Francesco Salviati ritrattista: Experiments in Cinquecento Portraiture” (Queens, Kingston, D. McTavish)

Huckins, Pamela, “Furnishing the Northern Frontier: The Sacred Decoration of the California Mission Churches” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Hulst, Titia, “The Leo Castelli Gallery” (IFA/NYU, T. Crow/J. Brown)

Hung, Karen, “The Master of the Parallel Folds: Hans Thoman of Memmingen and the Sculptors of Upper Swabia (1500–1550)” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Hunt, Hilary, “The Power of Print: The Scultori Engraving Workshop in Sixteenth-Century Mantua” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Hurst, Ellen, “Italians and the New Byzantium: Lombard and Venetian Architects in Muscovy, 1472–1539” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Iarocci, Bernice, “The Santissima Annunziata of Florence and the Reception of Sacred Images during the Counter-Reformation Period” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Ilchman, Frederick, “Tintoretto's Judgment: Artistic Ambition in Counter-Reformation Venice” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Imbrey, Jai, “Fictive Frame and Image in Northern Italian Quattrocento Painting” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Isard, Katherine, “Scritti secondo Vitruvio: Vincenzo Scamozzi and Reading as Architectural Practice in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Columbia, D. Rosand, F. Benelli)

Jacobi, Lauren, “The Architecture and Urbanism of Banks in Early Modern Italy, ca. 1400–1600” (IFA/ NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Jakobiec, Katarzyna, “Zamosc as Città ideale: Architecture and the Mechanics of Building in Early Modern Poland” (Toronto, C. Anderson)

Johnson, Rachel, “Suburban Bruegel: Chorography and Rhetoric in Pieter Bruegel’s Series of the Months” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Johnston-Keane, Kathy, “Caravaggio’s Drama: Art, Theater, and Literature during Italy’s ‘Spanish Age’” (Pittsburgh, A. Harris)

Jones, Tanja, “Pisanello’s Medals for Ludovico Gonzaga of Mantua: Dynasty, the Relic of the Holy Blood, and Crusade” (Florida State, J. Freiberg)

Karafel, Lorraine, “Mythology and Metamorphoses: Woven Grotesques for the Vatican Palace” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Karentzos, Loukas “Court and Countryside: Central Italian Villas of the Mid-Sixteenth Century” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Kawase, Yusuke, “Jusepe de Ribera and His Workshop in Naples, 1616–1652: Its Function and Practice” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Keating, Jessica, “The Machinations of German Court Culture: Early Modern Automata” (Northwestern, C. Swan)

Kehoe, Marsely, “Dutching at Home and Abroad: Dutch Trade and Manufacture of Foreign Materials and Landscapes in the Golden Age” (Wisconsin, Madison, A. Andrzejewski, J. Casid)

Kemling, Michael, “The Portraits of Michelangelo: 1508–1564” (Georgia, S. Zuraw)

Kennedy, Trinita, “Pandolfo Petrucci’s Patronage at the Osservanza: A Study in Political and Religious Crisis in Renaissance Siena” (IFA/NYU, K. Weil-Garris Brandt)

Keogh, Kristina, “The Presentation of Incorruptibility: The Praesentia of the Female Saint” (Virginia Commonwealth, F. Jacobs)

Kilroy, Lauren, “Representations of the Sacred Heart of Jesus: Devotional Practices and Identity in New Spain” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Kim, Il, “The Cult of Light in Fifteenth-Century Italian Renaissance Architecture” (Columbia, J. Connors)

Kim, Jennie, “Tradition, Theory, and Practice: Drawings in the Italian Renaissance Workshop, from Pietro Perugino to the Pupils of Raphael” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Kornegay, Kevin, “Ghent and the World Exhibition of 1913” (Duke, H. Van Miegroet)

Kotani, Noriko, “Jesuit Missions and Nanban Art” (Princeton, T. Kaufmann)

Kozlowski, Sarah K., “Bodies Distant, Dead, and Divine: Intersections of Portrait, Tomb, and Icon in Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century Naples” (Yale, C. Wood)

Kyle, Sarah, “The Carrara Herbal in Context: Imitation, Exemplarity, and Invention in Late Fourteenth-Century Padua” (Emory, J. Campbell)

Lamsechi, Guita, “Beyond the Frame, Images of Vegetal Nature across the Arts in Northern Renaissance Europe” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Leaper, Laura, “Fray Diego de Valadés, Rhetorica Christiana: Forming an Image of New Spain” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Lehman, Geoff, “Perspective and the Renaissance Landscape” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Lentz, Edwin Lamar, “Imaging Knowledge in the Art of Breugel and Ortelius” (UT Austin, J. Chipps Smith)

Lepine-Cercone, Chantelle, “Art and Business in Seventeenth-Century Naples: The Collecting and Dealing Practices of Gaspare Roomer” (Queens, Kingston, S. Schütze)

Leyva-Gutierrez, Niria, “Fernandez de Santa Cruz y Sahagun: Prelate and Patron of Pueblo in the Seventeenth Century” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Liu, Chen “The Formation of the Architect in Early Modern Italy” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Lobis, Victoria Sancho, “Artistic Training and Print Culture in the Time of Rubens” (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand)

Long, Rebecca, “Bartolomé Carducho and Italian Artists at the Spanish Court, 1580–1621” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Lyon, J. Vanessa, “Staging Catholic Triumph in Habsburg Madrid: Titian, Rubens, Velázquez and the Spanish Taste for Allegory, 1555–1640” (UC Berkeley, E. Honig)

Magill, Kelley Clark, “Reforming the Art of Martyrdom: The Exploration of the Catacombs and Early Christian Revival in Post-Tridentine Rome” (UT Austin, L. Waldman)

Mangone, Carolina, “Bernini/Michelangelo: Michelangelo as Exemplum in the Work and Biographies of Gianlorenzo Bernini” (Toronto, E. Levy)

Martin, Annabeth, “The Religious Works of Lorenzo Costa, Painter to the Bentivoglio” (IFA/NYU, K. Weil-Garris Brandt)

Martone-Dragani, Concetta, “Artistic Culture in Naples in the Early Seventeenth Century” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Maurer, Maria, “The Palazzo del Te and the Spaces of Masculinity in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Indiana, Bloomington, G. Knox)

May, Rose Marie, “The Church of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli and the Formation of Spanish Identity in Sixteenth-Century Rome” (Temple, M. Hall)

Mayhew, Robert, “Law, Commerce, and the Rise of New Imagery in Antwerp, 1500–1550” (Duke, H. Van Miegroet)

McCusker, Alisa Louise, “Social History, Subjectivity, and Self-fashioning in Hans Holbein the Elder’s Portrait Drawings” (UT Austin, J. Chipps Smith)

McIntosh, Laurentia, “Seventeenth-Century Dutch Still-Life Painter Maria van Oosterwych” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Hutchison)

Meier, Melissa J., “Cangiante and Shot Silk: Material Influence on Artistic Practice in Renaissance Italy” (Bryn Mawr, D. Cast)

Moran, Sarah Joan, “Unconventual Women: Politics, Religion, and Image in the Court Beguinages, 1585–1700” (Brown, J. Muller)

Muckart, Heather, “Death and the Doctor: Prints, Portraits, and Personifications in Post-Reformation England, 1660–1800” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Murray, Colin, “Individuals and Collectives: Collaboration and Friendship in the Painting of Early Modern Venice” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Murray, Xiomra, “Before the ‘Mellon Gallery’, Toward an American National Gallery of Art, 1816–1937” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler)

Nabi, Elizabeth McMahon, “Fra Bartolomeo’s Maniera: Painting and Devotion in Early Sixteenth-Century Florence” (Virginia, F. Fiorani)

Nalezyty, Susan, “Il collezionismo poetico: Cardinal Pietro Bembo and the Formation of Collecting Practices in Venice and Rome in the Early Sixteenth Century” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Napolitano, Elena Cristina, “Come una Cittadella: Urban Strategy and the Vision of French Nationhood in Rome, 1660–1700” (Toronto, E. Levy)

Nelson, Jennifer, “Talismans of Art and the Combinatoric Mode in Northern Europe, 1510–1555” (Yale, C. Wood)

Nero, Frank P., “Healing the Body and Healing the State in Sixteenth-Century Pistoia: The Façade of the Ospedale dei Ceppo” (Florida State, J. Freiberg)

Neumann, Elisabeth, “Imagining European Community: Continental Allegories in the Netherlands, 1560–1600” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Ng, Aimee, “Painting, Trauma, and the Sack of Rome” (Columbia, D. Rosand, D. Freedberg)

Nguyen, Kim-Ly, “Mimesis in North Italian Painting of the Late Cinquecento: Still Life, Genre, and the Politics of Style” (Columbia, D. Rosand, D. Freedberg)

Nolin, Heather, “Political Authority and Religious Reform: Artistic Commissions at San Giorgio in Braida, Verona, 1426–1668” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Nurre, Anastasia, “Lucas Cranach the Younger’s Epitaph for Joachim of Anhalt: A Case Study in the Cultural Context of Late Sixteenth-Century German Protestant Epitaphs” (Ohio State, B. Haeger)

Nygren, Christopher J., “Titian’s Artistic Icons: Venetian Religious Painting between Theology and Devotion” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Olah, Iva, “Magic, Memory, and Mages in the Florentine Picture Chronicle (1470–75): Visualizing a Florentine Humanist Worldview” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

O’Leary, Heather, “Viva Bacco e Viva Amore: Bacchic Imagery in the Renaissance” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Olson-Rudenko, Jennifer, “Francisco de Zurbarán’s Paintings for the Calced and Discalced Mercedarians in Seville” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Onafuwa, Obayemi, “Bruegel's Vernacular Bodies” (Columbia, D. Freedberg, K. Moxey)

Packard, Arianna, “Antiquarianism and the Creation of the Catafalque of Paul V” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Packer, Lelia, “Mimetic Media: Imitation and Illusionism in the Graphic Art of the Netherlands, 1580–1620” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Packer, Michelle, “‘Aenschouwer, siet hoe alle dingh verkeeret!’: Envisioning Change in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Cityscape” (UC Santa Barbara, A. Adams)

Panbehchi, Michael, “History Painting and the Battles of Alexander Farnese in Colonial Latin America” (Virginia Commonwealth, M. Schreffler)

Parsons, Kimberly, “Under the Shadow of Florence: Sienese Art Production during Early Medici Rule” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Pereira, Mario, “‘Novas Novidades’: African Art at the Portuguese Court, ca. 1450–1521” (Brown, E. Lincoln)

Perkins, Elizabeth, “Antonello da Messina and the Independent Portrait in Fifteenth-Century Venice” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Porthé, Rainbow, “Mourning and Memory in Fifteenth-Century Provençal Art” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Poska, Olivia, “Adriaen van de Venne’s Speaking Pictures: Patronage, Pictorial Literacy, and Workshop Practice in an Age of Print” (Michigan, C. Brusati)

Powell, Olivia, “The Choreographic Imagination in Renaissance Art” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Pritchard, Shannon, “Giambologna's Narrative Relief Sculpture and the Paragone: A Reassessment of the Relationship between Painting and Sculpture in Late Sixteenth-Century Florence” (Georgia, S. Zuraw)

Proctor, Anne, “Vincenzo Danti as Artist-Courtier to the Medici” (UT Austin, L. Waldman)

Purvis, Betsy Bennett, “Palpable Politics and Embodied Passions: Terracotta Tableau Sculpture in Italy, 1450–1550” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Ratner, Anna, “Melancholy Illusions: From Bosch to Titian” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Reed Frederick, Amy, “Rembrandt’s Etched Sketches and Seventeenth-Century Print Culture” (Case Western Reserve, C. Scallen)

Rife, Ellen O'Neil, “The Exotic Gift and the Art of the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Riggs, Marion, “Giuseppe Barberi (1746–1809): Architectural Narratives and Cultural Dynamics in Late Eighteenth-Century Rome” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Ripolles, Carmen, “Constructing the Artistic Subject in Golden Age Spain” (UIUC, L. Rosenthal)

Rislow, Madeline, “Dynamic Doorways: Overdoor Sculpture in Renaissance Genoa” (Kansas, S. Cornelison)

Rodriguez-Negron, Iraida, “Earthly Goddesses: Portraits of Catholic Queens in the Golden Age” (IFA/NYU, J. Brown)

Roman, Dulce, “Rubens and the Emergence of High Baroque Style in Spanish Painting” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Rossi, Nassim, “Depicting the Sultan: Conflict and Representation in Renaissance Portraits of the Other” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Rudolphi, Adam, “Ornament and Amplification in Painted Vaults of the Later Renaissance” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Rutherglen, Susannah, “Cabinet Pictures of Renaissance Venice” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Ryu, Sara, “Made by Human Hands: Authorship, Agency, and the Colonial Artifact in New Spain” (Yale, C. Wood)

Sakai, Jennifer, “Amsterdam in Ruins: Counternarrative and the Representation of Urban Space, 1648–1700” (UC Berkeley, E. Honig, D. Grimaldo Grigsby)

Scanlan, Suzanne, “Doorways to the Demonic and Divine: Visions of Santa Francesca Romana and the Frescoes of Tor de' Specchi” (Brown, E. Lincoln)

Scappini, Chiara, “History, Preservation, and Reconstruction in Siena: The Fonte Gaia from Renaissance to Modern Times” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Schmid, Vanessa, “Portraiture and Community in Amsterdam, 1650–1672” (IFA/NYU, E-H. Begemann, M. Westermann)

Schneider, Lindsey, “The Late Career of Pietro da Cortona and Roman Baroque Painting after 1650” (IFA/NYU, K. Christiansen, J. Brown)

Shay Millea, Mary, “Visualizing the Desired: The Petrarchan Lover Portrait in Renaissance Italy” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Sheridan, Victoria, “Ornaments of Style in Venetian Baroque” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Silva, Joseph, “Thuscorum et Ligurum Securitati: Cosimo I's Visual Program for the Naval Knighthood of Saint Stephen in Florence and Pisa” (Brown. E. Lincoln)

Sizonenko, Tatiana, “Artists as Agents in Venice: Artistic Exchange and Cultural Translation with the Mamluks, Constantinople, and Moscow, 1400–1500” (UC San Diego, J. Greenstein)

Sjøvoll, Therese, “Queen Christina of Sweden's Musaeum: Collecting and Display in the Palazzo Riario-Corsini” (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand)

Sliwka, Jennifer, “Domenico Beccafumi and the Politics of Devotion in Sixteenth-Century Siena” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Sohn, Sooyun, “Jan Luyken's Het Leerzaam Huisraad (1711)” (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Hutchison)

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

Stewart, Jessica, “The Sketch as a Site of Artistic Invention in Late-Quattrocento Florence” (Virginia, F. Fiorani)

Stone, Linda Gail, “The Devil’s Women: Witches in Early Modern Art” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Streule, Wendy, “Objects of Desire: The Production and Consumption of Erotic Images in 17th-Century Holland” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Suffern, Erika, “Domesticity Made Small: Miniaturization in Dutch Art, 1650–1720” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Swanson, Susan, “The Work of the Magi: Adoration Imagery and Visions of Globalization in Early Modern Europe” (Minnesota, M. Gaudio)

Swartwood, Anna, “‘Singular Skill and Beauty’: Antonello da Messina between North and South” (Princeton, P. Brown)

Switzer, Sara, “Correggio and the Sacred Image” (Columbia, D. Rosand, D. Freedberg)

Taschian, Helen, “Naturalism and Libertinism in Seventeenth-Century Italian Painting” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

Therien, Devin, “Terribile Disegno and Eroico Componimento: Mattia Preti's Artistic Practice and Its Reception in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Italy” (Queens, Kingston, S. Schütze)

Tokumitsu, Miya, “The Sculpture of Leonhard Kern (1588–1662)” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

Tom, Lisa Wuliang, “Negotiating Masculinities and Martial Identities in Early Modern Italian Portraiture” (Brown, E. Lincoln)

Treanor, Virginia, “Amalia van Solms and the Formation of the Stadhouder's Art Collection, 1625–1675” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Tsoumis, Karine, “Family Portraits: Social Realities and Ideologies of Domestic Life in Early Modern Venice” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

Turel, Noa, “Life to Likeness: Painting and Spectacle Au Vif in the Burgundian State” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

Uchacz, Tianna, “Dialogue and Dialect in Netherlandish History Painting, ca. 1540–1580” (Toronto, E. M. Kavaler)

Urban, Emily, “The Sala Bologna in the Vatican Palace: Art and Astronomy in Counter-Reformation Rome” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Valiela, Julia, “Identity and Ideals: Problems in Sculptural Busts of Women in Renaissance Italy” (IFA/ NYU, K. Weil-Garris Brandt)

Veith, Jessica, “Jan de Braij in Perspective” (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

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