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

Renaissance/Baroque Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2012

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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)

Andersen, Lisa, “Early Modern Intermediality: Courtly Space and Its Translation in the School of Fontainebleau” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Arizzoli, Louise, “James Hazen Hyde and the Allegory of the Four Continents: A Research Collection for an Amateur Art Historian” (Indiana, G. Knox)

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

Baker, Katherine, “Painting and the Luxury Arts in Paris, 1490–1515: Objects and their Urban Contexts” (Virginia, L. Goedde)

Barahal, Susan, “Repaint, Reframe, Renew: Updating Sacred Images during the Early Italian Renaissance” (Boston, J. Cranston)

Baseggio Omiccioli, Eveline, “Patronage, Politics, and Humanism: Andrea Riccio’s Reliefs for the Altar of the True Cross in Santa Maria dei Servi, Venice” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Beeny, Emily, “Poussin and the Dance: Body and Language in Seventeenth-Century France” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Bell, Peter, “The Reinvention of the Bronze Statuette in Renaissance Italy: Presentation, Material, Facture” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Benjamin, Aliza M., “From One Emperor to Another: Moctezuma, Charles V, and the Circulation of Aztec Art and Artifacts in Hapsburg Europe” (Temple, T. Cooper)

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, “The Possibilities of Portraiture: The Circulation and Display of Portraits of Amalia van Solms in the Dutch Republic” (Pittsburgh, A. Sutherland Harris)

Berry Drago, Elizabeth, “Thomas Wijck’s Painted Alchemists at the Intersection of Art, Science, and Practice” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Bissett, Tara, “The Architectural Imprint: Architecture and Its Graphic Image in Early Modern France” (Toronto, Ethan M. Kavaler)

Blocksom, Megan, “Images of Processions in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Visual Culture” (Kansas, L. Stone-Ferrier)

Blom, Laura, “Mobilizing the Macabre: Rosso, Rovezzano, and Rustici and the Language of Transgression, 1500–1530” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Boychuk, Joan, “Multum in Parvo: The Miniatures of Joris Hoefnagel and the Gathered Practices of Central European Court Culture” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

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

Brandon, Clarie, “The Temporary Exhibition in the Expanded Field: Urban Transformation in Italy in the Age of the Blockbuster” (IFA/NYU, A. Nagel)

Brown Bordeaux, Sara, “Images of Devotion: The Calvinist Church Interior Paintings of Emanuel de Witte” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Buck, Sarah, “Nicolas II de Larmessin’s Les Costumes Grotesques (ca. 1695): Prints and Professional Habits in the Ancien Régime” (Florida State, R. Neuman)

Buckley, Cali, “Paper and Ivory: Anatomical Models and the Control of Knowledge in Early Modern Europe” (Penn State, C. Houghton)

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

Buonanno, Lorenzo G., “Sculpted Altarpieces, Devotion, and Artistic Interaction in Early Renaissance Venice” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

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

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

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

Chehab, Krystel, “Picturing Sacred Things: Realism, Discernment, and Engaño in Seventeenth-Century Spanish Still-Life Painting” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

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

Chin, Hyeyun, “City, Crown, and the Staging of Global Commerce: The Royal Exchange in Early Modern London” (Binghamton University, A. Walkling)

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

Cloud, Jasmine, “Renovation in the Campo Vaccino: The Churches on the Roman Forum from Clement VIII to Alexander VII” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Cody, Steven J., “Andrea del Sarto (1486–1530) and the Art of Reform” (Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

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)

Conti, Nicole, “Salvator Rosa as Printmaker: The Construction Artistic Identity through Etching and Collecting” (Minnesota, M. Gaudio, S. Ostrow)

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

Coughlin, Michael, “Prudence and the Harmonics of Time in the Sixteenth-Century Venetian Architecture” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

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)

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)

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

Di Croce, Alessandra, “Christian Antiquity in Counter-Reformation Rome” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Di Resta, Jason, “Giovanni Antonio da Pordenone: Artistic Ambition and the Challenge of the Local, 1515–1539” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

Dillon, Sarah, “Trecento Visuality and Visual Arts: The Role of Glass and the Influence of Optics on Italian Art of the Fourteenth Century” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

DiMarzo, Michelle, “Titian and the Culture of Mid-Century Rome: The Venetian Among the Ruins” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Dooley, Ellen, “Remedying the Decline: Art Patronage in Golden Age Seville” (USC, S. Roberts)

Downey, Erin, “The Bentvueghels: Networking and Agency in the Seicento Art Market” (Temple, T. Cooper)

Dujakovic, Maja, “On Books and Death: The Danse Macabre Printed Books in the Fifteenth Century” (University of British Columbia, C. Knicely)

Eaker, Adam, “Van Dyck against Rubens: The Portaitist between Court and Studio” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Eldredge, Benjamin, “Pater Patriae, Defensor Fidei, Principe: Andrea Doria, San Matteo, and the Art of Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Rutgers, B. Paul)

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

Fenichel, Emily, “Michelangelo’s Marian Imagination” (Virginia, D. Summers)

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

Fishburne, James, “Casting an Ecclesiastical Prince: The Portrait Medals of Pope Julius II” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

Fitzpatrick, Elena, “Disseminating Devotion: Christological Imagery in Colonial Mexico and Guatemala” (CUNY, E. Quiñones-Keber)

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)

Friedman, Hannah, “Blind Virtue and the Practice of Prophecy in the Art of Jusepe de Ribera” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell, F. Pereda)

Fucci, Robert, “Jan van de Velde II and Creative Printmaking in the Early Dutch Republic” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Gabbarelli, Jamie, “Networks, Collaboration, and Cosmopolitanism: Ventura Salimbeni, Philippe Thomassin, and Printmaking in Rome, 1570–1620” (Yale, C. Wood)

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

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

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

Glatstein, Jeremy, “The Watching Night: Print, Power, and Jewish Vision in Early Modern Italy” (USC, S. Roberts)

Glickman, Stephanie, “For Profit and Power: The Dutch East India Company (VOC) and the Art of Trade, c. 1600–50” (Northwestern, C. Swan)

Glover, Angela, “Framing Sacred Space: The Early Modern Choir Stall” (Toronto, M. Kavaler)

Gobin, Anuradha, “Representing the Criminal Body in the City: Knowledge, Publics, and Power in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen)

Goodman, Anna, “Moretto da Brescia: Viewing Female Spirituality in Sixteenth-Century Lombardy” (Indiana, G. Knox)

Graham, Brenna, “The Most Bitter and Untimely of Events: Women, Death, and the Monumental Tomb in Quattrocento Italy” (Rutgers, B. Paul)

Greenfield, Ingrid, “A Moveable Continent: Collecting Africa in Renaissance Italy” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Groentjes, Mirjam, “Visual Typology and the Culture of Biblical Reading in the Low Countries, 1550–1600” (Emory, W. Melion)

Grusiecki, Tomasz, “Globalising the Art of the Periphery: Poland-Lithuania under the Vasas and Its Artistic Exchange with the World, 1587–1668” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen)

Guida, Katie, “Artistic Patronage of the Augustinian Hermits in Trecento Italy” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Haakenson, Hilary, “Mapping Cultural Crossroads: The Old Testament, Geography, and Artistic Rivalry in the Late Medieval Maritime Republics of Italy” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Hara, Mari Yoko, “Places of Performance: Art, Architecture, and Scenography of Baldassare Peruzzi (1481–1536)” (Virginia, C. Brothers)

Harper, Katherine, “New Light on Hendrick Goudt: Artist and Nobleman” (Boston, M. Zell)

Harris, Natalie, “Art at the Crossroads: Venice, the Vivarini, and Art of Business” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Hawley, John, “The Drawings of Cornelis Visscher (1628/9–ca. 1659): Portraiture and the Status of Drawing in Mid-Seventeenth-Century Holland” (Virginia, L. Goedde)

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: Francesco Pisani, Palladio, and Sixteenth-Century Architecture in the Veneto” (Princeton, J. Pinto)

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

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

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

Horbatsch, Olenka, “Impressions of Innovation: Early Netherlandish Printmaking, 1520–1545” (Toronto, M. Kavaler)

Huber, Anna K., “In Stitches: Laughter, Prints, and the Artist-Fool in Early Modern Germany” (Harvard, J. L. Koerner)

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

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

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)

Ingersoll, Catharine, “Hans Wertinger in Context: Art, Politics, and Humanism at the Court of Ludwig X, Duke of Bavaria” (UT Austin, J. Smith)

Irwin, Christa, “Rome in Lima: Italian Renaissance Influence in Colonial Peruvian Painting” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

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

Jakobiec, Katarzyna (Katie), “Merchant Builders and the Materials of Building: Polish Architecture ca. 1600” (Toronto, C. Anderson)

Jewitt, James, “Environmental Cataclysm and Landscape Painting in Renaissance Venice” (Pittsburgh, A. Sutherland Harris)

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

Kaminska, Barbara, “Patterns of Discourse: Cultural Transformation and Religious Imagery in Mid-Sixteenth-Century Antwerp” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

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)

Keelman, Lehti, “Bachelors Bridging the Baltic: The Artistic Ambitions of the Tallinn Brotherhood of the Blackheads” (Michigan, A. Timmermann)

Keener, Chrystine, “Jacopo Pontormo and Religious Reform: Heretic or Eccentric?” (Indiana, G. Knox)

Kemling, Michael P., “Michelangelo as Patron: The Construction of His Artistic and Social Identities Through Portraiture” (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, J. Israel)

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

Kim, Anna, “Real Presence: Aesthetics and Ontologies of the Image from Byzantium to the Reformation” (Virginia, D. Summers)

Kinew, Shawon K., “The Vision in Stone: Melchiorre Cafà (1636–1667) in the World” (Harvard, F. Fehrenbach)

Knall, Elisabeth, “Dutch Still Lifes and Swedish Gardens in the Seventeenth Century” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen)

Konova, Joana, “Reception of Roman Sculpture in Sixteenth-Century Rome” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

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

Kulpa, Pierette, “From Michelangelo to Mussolini: Attribution and Appropriation in the Pietà di Palestrina” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Kupiec, Catherine, “The Materiality of Luca della Robbia’s Glazed Terracotta Sculptures” (Rutgers, S. McHam)

Kutasz, Theresa, “Christina, Queen of Sweden, and the Politics of Antiquities Collection in Early Modern Rome” (Penn State, B. Curran)

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

Lange, Henrike, “Relief: Giotto, Donatello, Mantegna” (Yale, C. Wood)

Langer, Lara, “Andrea Sansovino: Mastering the Spectacle of Sculpture in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Maryland, College Park, M. Gill)

Langusi, Daniela, “Wenzel Cobergher: The Artist as Uomo Universale in Early Baroque Europe” (Penn State, C. Houghton)

Letvin, Alexandra, “Painting Demons in the Seventeenth-Century Iberian World” (Johns Hopkins, F. Pereda)

Libby, Alexandra, “Piety and Politics in Peter Paul Rubens’s Triumph of the Eucharist Tapestry Series” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Libina, Marsha, “Sebastiano del Piombo: From Venice to Rome and His Collaboration with Michelangelo” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell)

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

Lynch, Sarah,“‘ein leibhaber aller freyen khünst’: Bonifaz Wolmut and the Architecture of the Bohemian and European Renaissance” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

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

Mandabach, Marisa, “The Caduceus Unwound: The Head of Medusa and the Painterly Grotesque in Rubens” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Maratsos, Jessica, “Pontormo: Stylistic Dialogue and the Italian Reform” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

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

Marzullo, Francesca, “The Overdoor in Renaissance Italy” (Columbia, M. Cole)

Maye, Kira, “Painting and Performance in Rome: The Art and Visual Culture of the Archconfraternity of the Holy Crucifix of San Marcello” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Maze, Daniel Wallace, “Gentile Bellini and Transformations in Fifteenth-Century Venetian Art” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden)

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

Merrill, Elizabeth, “Francesco di Giorgio and the Formation of the Professional Architect” (Virginia, C. Brothers)

Millard, Robert, “Live, Struggle, and Die: A Study of Antique Forms in Late-Quattrocento Sculpted Reliefs” (Penn State, B. Curran)

Miller, Rachel, “Apostle to the Indies: The Global Iconography and Dissemination of Images of St. Francis Xavier” (Pittsburgh, A. Sutherland Harris)

Minter, Erin Sutherland, “Michelangelo and Pope Paul III, 1534–49: Patronage, Collaboration, and Construction of Identity in Renaissance Rome” (Washington University, W. Wallace)

Mitchell, David, “Mimetic Heresies: Waxworks in Paris, 1661–1723” (McGill, A. Vanhaelen, R. Taws)

Morris, Jennifer, “Art, Astrology, and the Apocalypse: Visualizing the Occult in Post-Reformation Germany” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Muckart, Heather, “Truth, Vision, and Knowing in Early Modern English Martyr Portraits” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

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

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

Nayyar, Reshma, “Visions of the Divine: Baciccio’s Frescoes at the Gesù in Rome” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

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

Neumann, Elisabeth, “Imagining European Community: Allegories of the Continents in the Netherlands, 1520–1600” (Toronto, M. Kavaler)

Newman, Abigail, “Picturing Flanders Abroad: Flemish Painters and Their Audiences in Seventeenth-Century Madrid” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Nickel, Kirk, “Between Composition and Dissolution: Moretto and the Painting of Sacred Flesh in Renaissance Brescia” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

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

Olah, Iva, “The Civic Cornucopia of Ornament: The Florentine Picture Chronicle’s (1470–75) Somatic Visioning of the Festive City in the time of Lorenzo de’ Medici” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

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

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

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

Petcu, Elizabeth, “Orders of Elaboration: Wendel Dietterlin and the Architectura” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Platts, Christopher, “Lingua Lagunare: Paolo Veneziano and the Origins of Venetian Painting” (Yale, R. Nelson, L. Kanter)

Porthé, Rainbow, “Planctus Provinciae: Arts of Mourning in Fifteenth-Century Provence” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Proctor, Anne, “Vincenzo Danti at the Medici Court: Constructing Professional Identity in Late Renaissance Florence” (UT Austin, L. Waldman)

Prottas, Nathaniel, “Creative Copies: Survival and Revival in German and Netherlandish Art at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

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

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

Remond, Jaya, “The Kunstbüchlein: Transmitting Artistic Know-How in Renaissance Germany” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Richards, Sandra, “From the Chapel to the Gallery: The Aestheticization of Altarpieces in Early Modern Italy” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

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

Rocco, Patricia, “Maniera Devota/Mano Donnesca: Women and Visual Imagery during the Counter-Reformation in the Papal States, 1575–1675” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Rochmes, Sophia, “Color’s Absence: Medium and Materiality in Burgundian Grisaille Manuscripts” (UC Santa Barbara, M. Meadow)

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)

Rosenblatt, Ivana, “Envisioning the Threshold: Pictorial Disjunction in Maarten de Vos” (Ohio State, B. Haeger)

Rudolphi, Adam, “A Thematic Reconsideration of the Galleria Rucellai of Jacopo Zucchi” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono)

Ryu, Sara, “Calendar, Column, Crucifix: Episodes of Appropriation and Material Reuse in the Early Modern Transatlantic” (Yale, C. Wood)

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

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)

Shamos, Geoffrey, “Fleshed Out: Serial Personification in Netherlandish Engraving, 1550–1600” (Pennsylvania, L. Silver)

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

Shields, Rebecca, “The Space Between: Politics and Urban Development in Early Seventeenth-Century London” (Rutgers, T. Marder)

Siemon, Julia, “Courtiers Seeming Soldiers: Bronzino and the Politics of Portraiture in 1530s Florence” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

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)

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

Spratt, Emily, “Byzantium not Forgotten: Constructing the Artistic and Cultural Legacy of an Empire between East and West in the Early Modern Period” (Princeton, P. Brown)

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

Stevenson-Stewart, Jessica, “Rules of Engagement: Art, Commerce, and Diplomacy in Golden-Age Antwerp” (UC Berkeley, E. Honig)

Stewart, Pamela, “Imagining the Body of Christ: Devotion to the Passion in Milanese Confraternities, 1500–1600” (Michigan, M. Holmes)

Stielau, Allison, “Metalwork and the Reformation, ca. 1480–1532” (Yale, C. Wood)

Sullivan, Kathleen, “Style and Meaning in Girolamo Romanino” (Rutgers, B. Paul)

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

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

Tita, Silvia, “Forging History: Visual Treatises on the Donation of Constantine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries” (Michigan, M. Holmes, T. Willette)

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

Tsoumis, Karine, “Bernardino Licinio: Portraiture, Family and Community in Early Modern Venice” (Toronto, P. Sohm)

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

Van Ginhoven, Sandra, “The Role of the Antwerp Painter-Dealer Gulliam Forchondt in the Large-Scale Distribution of New Imagery in Europe and the Americas during the Seventeenth Century” (Duke, H. Van Miegroet)

van Putten, Jasper, “The Networked Cosmos: Sebastian Münster’s City Views” (Harvard, J. Koerner)

Vranic, Ivana, “Earth(l)y Networks of Faith: Molding, Casting, Baking, and Painting Terracotta Sculpture in Pre-Trentine Italy” (University of British Columbia, B. Wilson)

Vuagniaux, Anne, “Luxury and Loyalty: Anne de Montmorency as Patron of the Arts” (CUNY, J. Saslow)

Walsh, Catherine, “Landscapes, Ecology, and the Figure in Giambologna’s Appennino” (Boston, J. Cranston)

Warren, Maureen, “Politics, Punishment, and Prestige: Images of the States Party (Staatsgezinden) in the Dutch Republic, 1619–1672” (Northwestern, C. Swan)

Waters, Michael, “Materials, Materiality, and Spolia in Italian Renaissance Architecture: 1420–1540” (IFA/ NYU, M. Trachtenberg)

Weiss, Jessica, “Juan de Flandes, Flemish Aesthetics, and Identity Construction at the Isabelline Court” (UT Austin, J. Smith)

Weller, Peter, “Alberti Before Florence: Pre-Florentine Sources Informing the Vocabulary of Leon Battista Alberti’s ‘De pictura’” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

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

Whittemore, Leila, “Theory, Practice and the Architectural Imagination: Filarete’s Treatise on Architecture and Early Sforza Urbanism, 1450–1464” (Columbia, J. Connors)

Wile, Aaron, “Charles de La Fosse and His Generation: Painting, Authority, and Experience at the Twilight of the Grand Siècle, 1680–1715” (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth, H. Zerner)

Wille, Angelique, “Original and Copy in the Production of Fifteenth-Century Flemish Devotional Paintings” (Bryn Mawr, C. Hertel)

Williams, Anne, “St. Joseph and Humor in Northern European Art, ca. 1300–1520” (Virginia, L. Goedde)

Wise, Elliott, “Painterly Vernacular and Pictorial Piety: Rogier van der Weyden, Robert Campin, and Jan van Ruusbroec” (Emory, W. Melion)

Wood, Kelli, “The Space of Play: Games in Early Modern Italy” (Chicago, R. Zorach)

Yeager-Crasselt, Lara, “Michael Sweerts (1618–1664) and the Academic Tradition” (Maryland, College Park, A. Wheelock)

Yee Litt, Kori Lisa, “Lippo Vanni (fl. 1344–76): Between Wall and Page” (Columbia, D. Freedberg)

Yuen, Melissa, “Mattia Preti and Roman Baroque Painting, 1633–1653” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi)

Zarrillo, Taryn Marie, “Artistic Patrimony and Cultural Politics in Seicento Venice” (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Zillman, Molly, “Magdalene van de Passe, Geertruydt Roghman, and the Example of Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Female Printmakers” (Delaware, P. Chapman)

Zukerman, Laura, “Pages of Memory: Paper Travel in Renaissance Europe, 1480–1600” (Princeton, P. Brown)