RSA 2017 – IAS Member Presentations
Saturday, 1 April – 10.30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The Italian Art Society is pleased to support our members that are either presenting papers or participating in panels at the 2017 Renaissance Society of America Conference. Please read on for details provided by our members on the 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. session offerings for Saturday, 1 April. 

Jesse Locker, Portland State University, “The Master of the Annunciation to the Shepherds: Reconstructing a Painter without a Name”

Session: Repositioning Art, Architecture, and Humanism in Renaissance Sicily and the Italian South II
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Third Floor, Kimball Room

Livia Lupi, “Venice, Padua and Verona. Architectural identity in Altichiero da Zevio’s Oratory of St George.” 

Session: Venice Reconsidered: Arts and Identities between the War of Chioggia and the Fall of Constantinople II
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Dearborn 2

Martha Dunkelman, “The Eye ‘Cast’ on Renaissance Sculpture by Nineteenth Century America.”

Session: Beautifying Life: the Roles of Italian Renaissance Sculpture in the Late Nineteenth Century 
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Lasalle 2

Session: Altarpieces on the Move: Religious Art Redeployed in Early Modern Italy
Session Sponsored by the Italian Art Society
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Burnham 1

“Altarpieces for the Home: Tracing Shifting Collectors’ Tastes in Mid-Seventeenth-Century Rome” – Melissa Yuen, Rutgers University

“The Rejection of Ludovico Carracci’s St. Sebastian and Forza as an Early Seicento Aesthetic Criterion” – Jeffrey Fraiman, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

“Absence and Presence: Correggio’s San Giorgio Altarpiece after its Acquisition by the Duke of Modena” –  Alyssa Abraham, Queen’s University Kingston

“The Bifurcation of Art and Image: Displaced Altarpieces and Their Substitute Copies” – Sandra Richards, Department of Canadian Heritage

Session: Lying in State: The Effigy in Early Modern Italian Funerary Art ca. 1400-1600 II
Session Sponsored by the Italian Art Society 
Location: Palmer House Hilton, Seventh Floor, Burnham 4

Organizer/Chair : Lara R. Langer, CASVA, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

“Effigies are for Girls: Representing Women in Death in Quattrocento Italy” – Brenna Graham, Independent Scholar.

“Sienese Funeral Effigies: A Case Study in Cross-Cultural Exchange in Central Italy” – Maria Lucca, The Graduate Center, CUNY

“The Tomb of the Prince of Kleve: Medieval Iconography in a Counter-Reformation Monument”  – Tancredi Farina, “Sapienza,” Università di Roma

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