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Eighteenth Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2019

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Bartel, Jens, "Style, Space and Meaning in the Large-Scale Landscape Paintings of Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-1795)" (Columbia University, M. McKelway)

Bernstein, Margot, "Carmontelle's Profile Pictures and the Things that Made Them Modern" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Brock, Franny, "Drawing the Amateur: Draftsmanship and Amateurism in Eighteenth-Century France" (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, M. Hyde)

Brown, Marlise, "The Markgräfin's Two Bodies: The Architecture and Performance of Wilhelmine's Bayreuth" (Temple University, T. Cooper)

Gebauer, Elizabeth, “The Art of Speech: Flemish Baroque Pulpits 1627-1794” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Kang, Changduk Charles, "Before the Reality Effect: Wax Representations in Eighteenth-Century France" (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Karyadi, Caitlin, “Shen Nanpin and the Theorization of Painting in Early-Modern Japan” (Princeton University, A. Watsky)

Leveton, Jacob, “William Blake's Radical Ecology” (Northwestern University, S. Eisenman)

Liu, Yifu. "To See for Yourself: Jesuit Visual Representation of China in the 18th Century" (Princeton University, T. Kaufmann)

Martin, Kelsey, “Graveuses en taille-douce: French Women Engravers from the Ancien Regime to the Napoleonic Empire (1660—1815)” (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, M. Hyde)

Saylor, Miranda, “Sor María de Ágreda and Sacred Art in Eighteenth-Century Mexico” (UCLA, C. Villaseñor-Black)

Su, Wenjie, “"Timepieces in Motion and Temporality in Negotiation: Hybrid Clock Designs and Sino-European Encounters in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries" (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Vanni, Luciano, “The renovation of the Habsburg-Lorraine residences: Eighteenth-century imperial and archducal palaces in Prague, Brussels, and Florence” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

von Preussen, Brigid, "Manufactories of Virtù: Classicism, Commerce, and Authorship in late Georgian Britain” (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

Walter, Lauren, "Entre Nous: The Art of Female Friendship in Late Eighteenth-Century France (University of Florida, M. Hyde)