Dissertations Completed, 2010-2013

Prehistoric / Etruscan Art

Holt, Emily, “Economy and Environment in Complex Societies: A Case Study from Bronze Age Sardinia” (Michigan, S. Herbert, J. O’Shea), 2013.

Huntsman, Theresa, “Eternal Personae: Chiusine Cinerary Urns and the Construction of Etruscan Identity” (Washington University, S. Rotroff), 2013.

Layton-Kim, Stephanie, “Performance and Visual Culture in Etruria: 7th–2nd Century BC” (Virginia, T. J. Smith), 2013.

Roman / Late Antique Art

Abbe, Mark B., “The Polychromy of Roman Marble Sculpture: Aphrodisias and Corinth” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch), 2013.

Banducci, Laura, “Foodways and Cultural Identity in Roman Republican Italy” (Michigan, IPCAA, N. Terrenato), 2013.

Blevins, Susan, “Eternalizing the Emperor: Architecture, Cult, and Imperial Deification in Rome” (Emory, E. Varner), 2013.

Casagrande-Kim, Roberta, “The Journey to the Underworld: Topography, Landscape, and Divine Inhabitants of the Roman Hades” (Columbia, R. Brilliant), 2012.

Cline, Lea, “Altars and Empire: Studies in Roman Altars and Divine Kingship, (c. 300 BC–AD 96)” (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies), 2013.

Crowley, Patrick, “Forms of Spectrality in Ancient Rome” (Columbia, N. Kampen), 2011.

Dicus, Kevin, “Actors and Agents in Republican Religion in Italy: A View from the Sanctuary at Grasceta dei Cavallari” (Michigan, N. Terrenato), 2011.

Doherty, Keith, “Roman Landscape Painting, Narrative, and Ancient Cartography” (Boston, F. Kleiner), 2010.

Elkins, Nathan, “Architectural Coin Types: Reflections of Roman Society” (Missouri, Columbia, K. Slane), 2010.

Foulk, Rachel, “Politics of Place: Landscape Painting in Imperial Rome and Its Environs” (Emory, E. Varner), 2011.

Gensheimer, Maryl, “Decoration and Display in the Imperial Thermae of Rome: Visual Experience and Intended Meaning” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch), 2013.

Herring-Harrington, Lydia, “Strategies of Communication in the Shrines of Pompeii” (Michigan, E. Gazda), 2011.

Hess, Gerald, “The Hadrianic Tondi on the Arch of Constantine: New Perspectives on the Eastern Paradigms” (Penn State, E. Walters), 2011.

Heuer, Keely, “The Head as a Decorative Motif in South Italian Vase Painting” (IFA/NYU, J. Mertens), 2011.

Hopkins, John, “The Topographical Transformation of Archaic Rome: A New Interpretation of Architecture and Geography in the Early City” (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies), 2010.

Hrychuk, Anne, “From Fornix to Arcus: The Origins, Development, and Imperial Transformation of the Freestanding Roman Arch (196 BCE to 54 CE)” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch), 2010.

Jacob, Cynthia, “Morgantina, Sicily: The Worked Bone and Ivory Objects, 459 B.C. to the First Century A.D.” (Rutgers, A. Harvey), 2012.

Jones, Nathaniel, “Nobilibus Pinacothecae Sunt Faciundae: The Inception of the Fictive Picture Gallery in Augustan Rome” (Yale, D. Kleiner), 2013.

Miliaresis, Ismini, “Heating and Fuel Consumption in the Forum Baths at Ostia” (Virginia, J. Dobbins), 2013.

Mogetta, Marcello, “The Origins of Concrete in Rome and Pompeii” (Michigan, N. Terrenato), 2013.

Olson, Emily V., “Contextualizing Roman Honorific Monuments: Statue Groups of the Imperial Family from Olympia, Ephesus, and Leptis Magna” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sturgeon), 2013.

Popkin, Maggie, “The Triumphal Route in Republican and Imperial Rome: Architecture, Experience, and Memory” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch), 2o12.

Raabe, Ashleigh, “Second Style Painting and Social Ritual: The House of the Cryptoporticus at Pompeii” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sturgeon), 2013.

Raff, Katharine, “Painted Decoration in the Apartments of Roman Ostia: Standardization, Social Class, and Visual Experience” (Michigan, E. Gazda), 2011.

Sulosky Weaver, Carrie, “Depositing the Dead: Material Culture and Funerary Practices in Kamarina, Sicily, ca. 5th to 3rd Century BC” (Virginia, T. J. Smith), 2013.

Trentinella, Rosemarie, “The Roman Villa in Calabria: Case Studies in Visual Culture” (IFA/NYU, K. Welch), 2013.

van der Graaff, Ivo, “The City Walls of Pompeii: Perceptions and Expressions of a Monumental Boundary” (UT Austin, J. Clarke, P. Davies), 2013.

Walthall, D. Alexander, “A Measured Harvest: Grain, Tithes, and Territories, Hellenistic and Roman Sicily (276–31 BCE)” (Princeton, W. Childs), 2013.

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art

Fox, Allison, “Burial and Resurrection: The Sculpted Sarcophagi of Ravenna and Visions of Perpetuity in an Age of Flux” (UNC Chapel Hill, D. Verkerk), 2012.

Fluke, Meredith, “Building across the Sacred Landscape: The Romanesque Churches of Verona and their Urban Context” (Columbia, S. Murray, H. Klein), 2012.

Gustafson, Erik, “Tradition and Renewal in the Thirteenth-Century Franciscan Architecture of Tuscany” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2012.

Labatt, Annie Montgomery, “Laboratory of Images: Emerging Iconographies in Eighth- and Ninth-Century Rome” (Yale, R. Nelson), 2011.

Labunski, Meagan Green, “Friars in the City: Mendicant Architecture and Pious Practice in Medieval Verona, ca. 1220–ca. 1375” (Duke, C. Bruzelius), 2010.

Monti, Elizabeth, “Art for an Antipope: Patronage at the Court of Clement VII (1378–1394)” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander), 2013.

Perchuk, Alison Locke, “In the Image of Elijah: The Artistic Foundations of Community in a Medieval Italian Monastery” (Yale, R. Nelson), 2010.

Perry, Rebekah, “Sacred Image, Civic Spectacle, and Ritual Space: Tivoli’s ‘Inchinata’ Procession and Icons in Urban Liturgical Theater in Late Medieval Italy” (University of Pittsburgh, A. Stones), 2011.

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Ajello, Guendalina, “Afterlives: The Reuse, Adaptation, and Transformation of Roma’s Ancient Theaters.” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2012.

Bensoussan, Nicole, “Casting a Second Rome: Primaticcio’s Bronze Copies and the Fontainebleau Project” (Yale, C. Wood), 2010.

Boffa, David, “Artistic Identity Set in Stone: Sculptors’ Signatures in Italy, c. 1250-1550”  (Rutgers, S. McHam), 2011.

Boutin, Lisa, “Displaying Identity in the Mantuan Court: The Majolica Services of Isabella d’Este , Federico II Gonzaga, and Margherita Paleologa” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden), 2011.

Cantor, Sarah, “The Landscapes of Gaspard Dughet: Artistic Identity and Intellectual Formation in Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono), 2013.

Carrabino, Danielle, “Ascondersi per la Sicilia: Caravaggio and Sicily” (Courtauld Intitute of Art, S. McTighe), 2011.

Ciejka, Jason, “The Cavaliere Carlo Rainaldi (1611–1691): Architecture and Identity in Seventeenth-Century Rome” (Emory, S. McPhee), 2011.

Corretti, Christine, “Benvenuto Cellini and the Loggia dei Lanzi: Configurations of the Body of State” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski), 2010.

Cree, Sarah, “Taddeo di Bartolo and the Uses of the Past in Early Quattrocento Painting” (Yale, A. Dunlop), 2010.

Dilbeck, Gwynne, “Opening the Gates of Paradise: Function and the Iconographical Program of Ghiberti’s Bronze Doors” (University of Iowa, W. Tomasini), 2011.

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), 2013.

Dorger, Cecelia, “Studies in the Image of the Madonna Lactans in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy” (Louisville, C. Fulton), 2013.

Elston, Ashley, “Storing Sanctity: Sacristy Reliquary Cupboards in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy” (Kansas, S. Cornelison), 2011.

Estevez, Lisandra, “Jusepe de Ribera’s Artistic Identity and Self-Fashioning in Early Modern Italy and Spain” (Rutgers, C. Puglisi), 2012.

Fenichel, Emily, “Michelangelo’s Marian Imagination” (Virginia, D. Summers), 2013.

Fondaras, Antonia, “Decorating the House of Wisdom: Four Altar Pieces from the Church of Santo Spirito in Florence, 1485–1500” (Maryland, College Park, M. Gill), 2011.

Geschwind, Rachel, “Saving Grace/Saving Face: Magdalene Imagery and Prostitution Reform in Venice and Rome, 1500–1700” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski), 2011.

Glass, Robert, “Filarete at the Papal Court: Sculpture, Ceremony, and the Antique in Early Renaissance Rome” (Princeton, P. Brown, L. Barkan, J. Pinto), 2011.

Glatstein, Jeremy, “The Watching Night: Print, Power, and Jewish Vision in Early Modern Italy” (USC, S. Roberts), 2013.

Greist, Alexandra, “Learning to Draw, Drawing to Learn: Theory and Practice in Italian Printed Drawing Books, 1600–1700” (Pennsylvania, M. Cole), 2011.

Hammond, Joseph, “Art, Devotion and Patronage at Santa Maria dei Carmini, Venice: With Special Reference to the 16th-Century Altarpieces” (University of St Andrews, P. Humfrey) 2011.

Hanson, Kate Heckmann, “Visualizing Culinary Culture at the Medici and Farnese Courts” (USC, E. Howe), 2010.

Heinrichs, Johanna, ““Between City and Country: Architecture, Site, and Patronage at Palladio’s Villa Pisani at Montagnana” (Princeton, J. Pinto), 2013.

Hetherington, Anna Ratner, “Melancholy Figures: From Bosch to Titian” (Columbia, D. Rosand), 2013.

Hoare, Alexandra, “Salvator Rosa as Amico vero: The Role of Friendship in the Making of a Free Artist” (Toronto, P. Sohm), 2010.

Horton, Heather, “Authority and Innovation in Alberti’s Theory and Practice” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2010.

Hurst, Ellen, “Italians and the New Byzantium: Lombard and Venetian Architects in Muscovy, 1472–1539” (CUNY, J. Saslow), 2013.

Hutson, James, “Modalities of the Idea: L’Idea della Bellezza and Stylistic Change in Early Modern Italy” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono), 2010.

Imbrey, Jai, “Fictive Frames in Mantegna’s Devotional Art” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler), 2013.

Jacobi, Lauren, “The Topography of Money: The Architecture and Urbanism of Renaissance Banks in Italy” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2012.

Johnston-Keane, Kathy, “Caravaggio’s Drama: Art, Theater, and Literature during Italy’s ‘Spanish Age’” (Pittsburgh, A. Harris), 2010.

Jones, Tanja, “Pisanello’s Medals for Ludovico Gonzaga of Mantua: Dynasty, the Relic of the Holy Blood, and Crusade” (Florida State, J. Freiberg), 2011.

Karafel, Lorraine, “Raphael’s all’antica Tapestries for Pope Leo X: Art, Culture, and Politics in Early Sixteenth-Century Rome” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler), 2010.

Kim, David Young, “Mobility, Geography, and Style in Sixteenth-Century Art Theory and Practice” (Harvard, A. Payne), 2010.

Kim, Il, “The Cult of Light in Fifteenth-Century Italian Renaissance Architecture” (Columbia, J. Connors), 2010.

Kim, Jennie, “Tradition, Theory, and Practice: Drawings in the Italian Renaissance Workshop, from Pietro Perugino to the Pupils of Raphael” (CUNY, J. Saslow), 2013.

Korte, Cheryl, “Polychromed Quattrocento Sculpture in Florence” (IFA/NYU, C. Eisler), 2011.

Kozlowski, Sarah Kathryn, “Convergences of Portrait, Icon, and Tomb in Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century Naples” (Yale, C. Wood), 2010.

Kyle, Sarah, “The Carrara Herbal in Context: Imitation, Exemplarity, and Invention in Late Fourteenth-Century Padua” (Emory, J. Campbell), 2010.

Lehman, Geoff, “Perspective and the Renaissance Landscape” (Columbia, D. Rosand), 2010.

Liu, Chen, “Between Perception and Expression: The Codex Coner and the Genre of Architectural Sketchbooks” (Princeton, J. Pinto), 2011.

Lloyd, Karen J., “Adopted Papal Kin as Art Patrons in Early Modern Rome (1592–1676)” (Rutgers, T. Marder), 2010.

Logan, Nicole Wallens, “Alberti at Rimini: The Process of Patronage in Fifteenth-Century Italy” (Rutgers, T. Marder), 2012.

Mangone, Carolina, “Bernini as the Seicento Michelangelo: Imitation and Identity in Art, Architecture, and Biography” (Toronto, E. Levy), 2012.

Martone-Dragani, Concetta, “Artistic Culture in Naples in the Early Seventeenth Century” (Temple, T. Cooper), 2012.

Maurer, Maria, “The Palazzo del Te and the Spaces of Masculinity in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Indiana, G. Knox), 2012.

May, Rose Marie, “The Church of San Giacomo degli Spagnoli and the Formation of Spanish Identity in Sixteenth-Century Rome” (Temple, M. Hall), 2011.

Maze, Daniel Wallace, “Gentile Bellini and Transformations in Fifteenth-Century Venetian Art” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden), 2013.

Melius, Jeremy Norman, “Art History and the Invention of Botticelli” (UC Berkeley, T. Clark), 2010.

Moore, Kathryn, “Italian Copies of Holy Land Architecture: The Illustrated Versions of Niccolò da Poggibonsi’s Libro d’Oltramare” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg, B. Flood), 2011.

Morhart, Amanda M., “Black Africans and Female Protagonists in Italian Renaissance Painting” (Queen’s University, Canada, C. Hoeniger), 2012.

Moynihan, Kim-Ly, “Comedy, Science, and the Reform of Description in Lombard Painting of the Late Renaissance: Arcimboldo, Vincenzo Campi, and Bartolomeo Passerotti” (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand), 2012.

Nabi, Elizabeth McMahon, “Contextual Studies of Fra Bartolomeo: Painting, Devotion, and Politics” (Virginia, F. Fiorani), 2011.

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), 2010.

Ng, Aimee, “Ruptures in Painting after the Sack of Rome: Parmigianino, Rosso, Sebastiano” (Columbia, D. Freedberg, D. Rosand), 2012.

Nolan, Linda, “Touching the Divine: Mobility, Devotion, and the Display of Religious Objects in Early Modern Rome” (USC, T. Olson), 2010.

Nolin, Heather, “Uniting Faith and Image: The Collective Visual Identity of the Congregation of Secular Canons and Its Expression in the Artistic Commissions at San Giorgio in Braida, Verona (1441–1668)” (Rutgers, S. McHam), 2011.

Nygren, Christopher J. “Vibrant Icons: Titian’s Art and the Tradition of Christian Image-Making” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell), 2011.

Olah, Iva, “The Civic Cornucopia of Ornament: Somatic Visioning of the Festive City in the Florentine Picture Chronicle (1470–75)” (Chicago, R. Zorach), 2013.

Packard, Arianna, “The Catafalque of Paul V: Architecture, Sculpture, and Iconography” (Columbia, D. Rosand), 2013.

Pritchard, Shannon, “Giambologna’s Bronze Pictures: The Narrative Reliefs for Ferdinando I de’Medici and the Post-Tridentine Paragone” (Georgia, S.Zuraw), 2011.

Proctor, Anne, “Vincenzo Danti at the Medici Court: Constructing Professional Identity in Late Renaissance Florence” (UT Austin, L. Waldman), 2013.

Powell, Olivia, “The Choreographic Imagination in Renaissance Art” (Columbia, D. Rosand), 2012.

Purvis, Betsy Bennett, “Palpable Politics and Embodied Passions: Terracotta Tableau Sculpture in Italy, 1450–1530” (Toronto, P. Sohm), 2012.

Richards, Sandra, “From the Chapel to the Gallery: The Aestheticization of Altarpieces in Early Modern Italy” (Toronto, P. Sohm), 2013.

Rislow, Madeline Ann, “Dynamic Doorways: Overdoor Sculpture in Renaissance Genoa” (Kansas, S. Cornelison), 2012.

Rocco, Patricia, “Maniera Devota/Mano Donnesca: Women and Visual Imagery during the Counter-Reformation in the Papal States, 1575–1675” (CUNY, J. Saslow), 2013.

Rossi, Nassim, “Italian Renaissance Depictions of the Ottoman Sultan: Nuances in the Function of Early Modern Portraiture” (Columbia, D. Rosand), 2013.

Rudolphi, Adam, “A Thematic Reconsideration of the Galleria Rucellai of Jacopo Zucchi” (Maryland, College Park, A. Colantuono), 2013.

Rutherglen, Susannah, “Ornamental Paintings of the Venetian Renaissance” (Princeton, P. Brown), 2012.

Schneider, Lindsey, “The Late Career of Pietro da Cortona and Roman Baroque Painting after 1650” (IFA/NYU, K. Christiansen, J. Brown), 2013.

Scanlan, Suzanne Marie, “Doorways to the Demonic and Divine: Visions of Santa Francesca Romana and the Frescoes of Tor de’Specchi” (Brown, E. Lincoln), 2010.

Scappini, Chiara, “History, Preservation, and Reconstruction in Siena: The Fonte Gaia from Renaissance to Modern Times” (Rutgers, T. Marder), 2011.

Shenouda, Monica, “The Image of Alexandria in Renaissance Venice” (Virginia, C. Brothers), 2010.

Sizonenko, Tatiana, “Artists as Agents: Artistic Exchange and Cultural Translation between Venice and Constantinople — The Case of Gentile Bellini, 1479-1481” (University of California San Diego, J. Greenstein), 2013.

Smithers, Tamara, “Memorializing the Masters: Renaissance Tombs for Artists and the Cults of Raphael and Michelangelo” (Temple, M. Hall), 2012.

Stewart, Jessica, “The Sketch as a Site of Experimentation and Invention in Late-Quattrocento Florence” (Virginia, F. Fiorani), 2011.

Swartwood House, Anna, “Singular Skill and Beauty: Antonello da Messina between North and South” (Princeton, P. Brown), 2011.

Switzer, Sara, “Correggio and the Sacred Image” (Columbia, D. Rosand, D. Freedberg), 2012.

Taschian, Helen, “Naturalism and Libertinism in Seventeenth-Century Italian Painting” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams), 2013.

Tita, Silvia, “Political Art of the Papacy: Visual Representations of the Donation of Constantine in the Early Modern Period” (Michigan, M. Holmes, T. Willette), 2013.

Tsoumis, Karine, “Bernardino Licinio: Portraiture, Family, and Community in Early Modern Venice” (Toronto, P. Sohm), 2013.

Urban, Emily, “The Sala Bologna in the Vatican Palace: Art and Astronomy in Counter-Reformation Rome” (Rutgers, T. Marder), 2013.

Wilkins, Sarah, “She Loved More Ardently Than the Rest: The Magdalen Cycles of Late Duecento and Trecento Italy” (Rutgers, S. McHam), 2012.

Wolken, Christine, “Beauty, Power, Propaganda, and Celebration: Profiling Women in Sixteenth-Century Italian Commemorative Medals” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski), 2012.

Yerkes, Carolyn, “Drawing as a Way of Knowing: Architectural Survey in the Late Renaissance” (Columbia, H. Ballon), 2012.

Eighteenth- / Nineteenth-Century Art

Ferando, Christina, “Staging Canova: Sculpture, Connoisseurship, and Display, 1780–1822” (Columbia, J. Crary, A. Higonnet), 2011.

Ferrari, Roberto C., “Beyond Polychromy: John Gibson, the Roman School of Sculpture, and the Modern Classical Body” (CUNY, P. Mainardi), 2013.

Goldman, Victoria Sears, “‘The Most Beautiful Punchinelli in the World’: A Comprehensive Study of the Punchinello Drawings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann), 2012.

Porter, Carolyn, “Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Italian Renaissance: Envisioning the Past and the Modern through Images of Women” (Virginia Commonwealth, E. Garberson), 2010.

Riggs, Marion, “Architectural Translations: Giuseppe Barberi (1746–1809) between Rome and Paris” (Princeton, J. Pinto), 2012.

Modern / Contemporary Art

D’Anniballe, Maria, “Urban Space in Fascist Verona: Contested Grounds for Mass Spectacle, Tourism, and the Architectural Past” (Pittsburgh, B. McCloskey, K. Savage), 2010.

Greeley, Anne, “Being and Theatricality: The Staging of the Metaphysical in Giorgio de Chirico’s Arte Metafisica, 1910-1914” (Oxford, A. Wright)

Griffiths, Jennifer, “Futurist Aeropainting: Extended Women and the Kingdom of the Machine” (Bryn Mawr College, D. Cast and R. Ricci), 2012.

Harris, Lindsay, “Picturing the ‘Primitive’: Photography, Architecture, and the Construction of Italian Modernism, 1911–1936” (IFA/NYU, J-L. Cohen), 2010.

McKever, Rosalind, “Futurism and the Past: Temporalities, avant-gardism and tradition in Italian art and its histories 1909-1919” (Kingston University, London, D. Cottington), 2012.

Mecugni, Anna, “’I Am Elsewhere’: Luigi Ontani and the Tableau Vivant in Italian Art, 1969-1979” (Graduate Center, CUNY, R. Golan), 2013.

Mekinda, Jonathan, “The Cesate Quarter and the Re-Invention of Modern Architecture in Milan, 1945–1955” (Pennsylvania, D. Brownlee), 2010.

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