Dissertations Completed, 2008

Roman / Late Antique Art

Husser, Zehavi, “Worshipping in Community: Jupiter and Roman Religion in the Early Imperial Period” (Princeton, H. Heyer), 2008.

Molholt, Rebecca, “On Stepping Stones: The Historical Experience of Roman Mosaics” (Columbia, R. Brilliant, N. Kampen), 2008.

Early Medieval/Romanesque/Gothic Art

Nogueira, Alison Manges, “Portraits of the Visconti and the Sforza Image and Propaganda in Milan, ca. 1300–1500” (IFA/NYU, J. Alexander), 2008.

Renaissance/Baroque Art

Anderson, Paul, “Master Carpenters in Renaissance and Baroque Rome: The Collaboration of Artists, Architects, and Artisans on Monumental Commissions in the Cinquecento and Seicento” (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams), 2008.

Bautista, Preston, “Manifesting Masculinities in Central Italian Renaissance Art: Artistic Theory and Representations of the Male Body” (CUNY, J. Saslow), 2008.

Boehman, Jessica, “Maestro Ercole Ferrata” (Pennsylvania, M. Cole), 2008.

Bullen, Diana, “The Visual Culture of the Central Italian Foundling Hospital, 1400–1600” (Michigan, M. Holmes), 2008.

Cheng, Sandra, “Il bello dal deforme: Caricature and Comic Drawings in Seventeenth-Century Italy” (Delaware, D. Stone), 2008.

Fujikawa, Mayu, “Pilgrimage and Italian Renaissance Art: The Artistic Influence of the Cult of the Holy Girdle in Prato” (Washington University, W. Wallace), 2008.

Glazer, Joshua, “From Dossale to Macchina: The Silver Altar of Saint John the Baptist and Its Symbolic Function in Florence” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2008.

Granato, Lois, “Ludovico Gonzaga Barbara of Brandenburg, Andrea Mantegna, and the Audience Room in the Castle in Mantua: Imagery of Virtue, Rulership, and Destiny” (IFA/NYU, K. Weill-Garris Brandt), 2008.

Gregg, Ryan, “Panorama, Power, and History: Vasari and Stradano’s City Views in the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence” (Johns Hopkins, S. Campbell), 2008.

Gurborovic, Zlatan, “Bronzino and the Style(s) of Mannerism” (Bryn Mawr, D. Cast), 2008.

Kline, Jonathan, “Typology and Syncretism in the Art of the Italian Renaissance” (Temple, M. Hall), 2008.

Lichi, Anthony, “Artful Conversions: Renaissance Rhetorics of God and Profit” (Indiana, Bloomington, G. Knox, G. Maiorino), 2008.

Markey, Lia, “A Vicarious Conquest of Art and Nature at the Medici Court” (Chicago, C. Cohen), 2008.

Muraoka, Anne, “‘Il fine della pittura’: Canon Reformulation in the Age of Counter-Reformation; The Lombard-Roman Confluence” (Temple, M. Hall), 2008.

Rihouet, Pascale, “The Unifying Power of Moving Pictures in Late Medieval and Renaissance Umbria” (Brown, E. Lincoln), 2008.

Savoy, Daniel, “Water Myth in Early Modern Venice” (IFA/NYU, M. Trachtenberg), 2008.

Wehmeier, Jennifer, “Pictorial Reflections of the Imperial Presence in Renaissance Italy, 1520–1540” (UCLA, J. Woods-Marsden), 2008.

Woodall, Dena, “Sharing Space: Double Portraiture in Sixteenth-Century Italy” (Case Western Reserve, E. Olszewski), 2008.

Modern / Contemporary Art

Aguirre, Mariana, “Artistic Collaboration in Fascist Italy: Ardengo Soffici and Giorgio Morandi” (Brown, H. Vanel), 2008.