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Seventeenth Century
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2021

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Aldrich, Alec, "Common Ground: Landscape and the Mediation of Technology in the Dutch Republic" (University of California, Santa Barbara, A. Adams)

Bellucci, Matteo, "Pietra Dura/Parchin Kari: Mediations between Florence and Mughal India" (Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), M. Aitken, J. Saslow)

Brown, Thomas, "What Was in the News: Picturing Current Events in Seventeenth Century France" (Rutgers University, C. Puglisi, S. McHam)

Chapplow, Richard, "Humanized Animals: The Aesopian Fables Evolves Through Print" (University of British Columbia, J. Monteyne, M. Georgios)

Doherty, Tiarna, "Vicente Carducho’s Studio-Academy: Modelling Artistic Practice and Connoisseurship in Early Modern Spain " (University of Delaware, M. Dominguez Torres)

Grimmett, Kendra, "Grappling with Hercules: Masculinity and the Male Body in Rubens's Time" (University of Pennsylvania, L. Silver, S. Brisman)

Hagen, Emily, "Pietro da Cortona’s Santi Luca e Martina: Rediscovered Relics and the Spectacle of Reform in Seventeenth-Century Rome" (Penn State University, R. Thomas, D. Zolli)

Hein, Erin, "Accident and Fortuna in Seventeenth-Century Italian Art" (University of Delaware, D. Stone)

Hogan, Dana, "Expanding Worlds: Women Artists and Cross-Cultural Encounters in Early Modern Europe (Working Title)" (Duke University, S. Galletti)

Johnson, Gabriella, "Galatea's Realm: The Art of Coral, Shells, and Marine Fossils in Early Modern Sicily, Naples, and the Maltese Islands" (University of Delaware, D. Stone, P. Chapman)

Katz, Julia, "Circe’s Wand: Reimagining Antiquities in Early Modern Europe, 1500–1800" (Rutgers University, C. Puglisi )

Landsman, Rozemarijn, "Jan van der Heyden (1637–1712) 'Inventor': Art, Technology, and the City" (Columbia University, D. Freedberg)

Mansfield, Margaret, "Image Reincarnation in Early Modern Dutch Illustrated Travelogues" (University of California, Santa Barbara, A. Adams, S. Chattopadhyay)

Patton, Ashley, "Tangible Women: Marble Sculptures of Female Saints in Seventeenth-Century Rome" (University of Minnesota, S. Ostrow)

Ray, Arianna, "Paper Skin: Printing Blackness and Materializing Race in the Early Modern Dutch Atlantic" (Northwestern University, C. Swan, R. Zorach)

Richardson, Jamie, "Curiosity and Collection Practice in the Constcamer Paintings of Frans II Francken (1581–1642)" (Bryn Mawr College, C. Hertel)

Simmons, Elizabeth, "Volterrano as a Draftsman: Style, Technique, and Connoisseurship of Drawings in Seicento Florence" (University of Delaware, D. Stone)

Wiepke, Hannah, "'For pictures are the most intelligible books': Crafting Knowledge in Early Modern Printed Images and Books, 1500–1700" (The University of Minnesota–Twin Cities, M. Gaudio)

Yi, Sizhao, "Between Object and Subject: The Visual Discourse of Things in the Works of Chen Hongshou (1599–1652)" (University of Chicago, W. Hung, W. Lin)