Dissertations

Completed Dissertations

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Francis Bacon: The Early and Middle Years, 1928–1958
1876
Themes from St. John's Gospel in Early Roman Catacomb Painting
1908
The Bronze Doors of the Abbey of Monte Cassino and of St. Paul's, Rome
1911
Hellenistic Architecture in Syria
1912
Medieval Church Vaulting
1914
Early Christian Iconography: A School of Ivory Carvers in Provence
1915
Pietro Lorenzetti
1916
Coptic Style
1918
A Group of Roman Imperial Portraits at Corinth: The Neo-Attic School in Greece
1921
Early Medieval Ivory Carvings
1931
Royal Sarcophagi of the XVIII Dynasty (Down to and Including That of Amenhotep)
1932
The Greek Elements in the Utrecht Psalter: Their Origin and Dispersion
1933
Jacomart Baco and Johan Rexach: A Study of Valencian Painting in the Quattrocento
1934
The Labors of the Months
1939
Siculo-Arabic Painted Ivories of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
1939
Roman Pottery from the Athenian Agora
1941
The Romanesque Sculpture of Lanquedoc and Spain in the Late Eleventh and Early Twelfth Centuries
1941
The Hellenistic and Roman Tableware of North Syria
1943
The Evolution of Buddhist Architecture in Japan
1944
The Illustration of the Heavenly Ladder of John Climax
1947
The Holy Crown of Hungary
1947
The Architecture of Islamic Iran: The Il Khanid Period
1949
French Painting, 1848–1870: Artists, Critics, and Traditions
1949
Andrew Jackson Downing
1950
William Jay, Regency Architect in Georgia and South Carolina
1950
Church Architecture in New France
1950
Latrobe, Jefferson and the National Capitol
1952
The Work of Théodore Géricault
1952
The Central Portal Sculpture of the Church of Saint-Maurice at Vienne
1954
The Origins and Development of the Early Style of Lorenzo Monaco
1954
Pirro Ligorio and the Villa d'Este
1954
Bronzino Studies
1956
The Miniatures of the Paris Manuscript Coptic 13
1956
Abstract-Expressionist Painting in America: An Interpretation Based on the Work and Thought of Six Key Figures
1956
Jacques Boyceau, Sieur de la Barauderie: The Origins of the French Formal Garden
1956
French Eighteenth Century Drawings: Studies in Theory and Practice
1956
William Page: "The American Titian"
1956
Geertgen tot Sint Jans and the Haarlem School of Painting
1957
The Miniatures of the Trial in the Rossano Gospels
1957
The "Hispanorvm" Coins: Problems in Sicilian Numismatics and History
1958
Bachiacca Studies: The Uses of Imitation
1958
The Illustrations of the Liturgical Homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus
1958
Five Hundred Lohans at the Daitokuji
1958
Studies in Sixteenth Century Italian Landscape Painting
1959
The Early Life of John Neagle, Philadelphia Portrait Painter
1959
Image of a University: A Study of Architecture as an Expression of Education at Colleges and Universities in the United States between 1800 and 1900
1959
Whistler and the Aesthetic Movement
1959
Sources of Delacroix's Art Theory
1960
The Sources of the Ivories of the Ada School
1960
The Elder Turtles of Aigina
1960

In Progress Dissertations

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The Augustan Honorific Altar: Its Emergence, Monumentalization, and Eclipse
Megan Goldman-Petri
2014
Truth in Translation: Discourses of Photography in Republican Era China
Stephanie Tung
2014
Staging the Social Document in the Progressive Era: Jacob Riis, Frances Johnston, Lewis Hine
Amanda Bock
2014
"Our Decorative Scheme": Abstraction and Subversion in the Designs of the Omega Workshops, 1913–1919
Ryan Reineck
2014
The Histories of Greek Cult Statues outside of Ritual
Laura Lesswing
2014
A New Realism: Fernand Léger, 1918–1931
Megan Heuer
2014
The Johns Device: The Intersection of Bodies, Words, and Objects in Jasper Johns’s Art, 1959–1972
Hannah Yohalem
2014
The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s
Johanna Burton
2014
The Album Format in Nanjing Painting, 1640–1680
Gregory Seiffert
2014
"When we made movies just to make them": Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s
William McManus
2014
The Art of Vija Celmins
Frances Jacobus-Parker
2014
Pages of Memory: Paper Travel in Renaissance Europe, 1480–1600
Laura Zukerman
2014
The Art of War: Battle Paintings of New Spain, 1665–1714
Kirsten Dueck
2014
Veri Ritratti: Pietro Longhi and Genre Painting in Eighteenth-Century Venice
Christina Stacey
2014
The MARS Group: Going Modern in Britain, 1933–1957
Christiana Papadimitriou
2014
Court and Countryside: Central Italian Villas of the Mid-Sixteenth Century
Loukas Karentzos
2014
Collaboration in Painting Practice: Notions of Individuality and Quality in Chinese Art
Kim Wishart
2014
Johann Georg Bendl: Premier Sculptor of Prague’s Early Baroque
Mirka Fette
2014
Raoul Ubac's Photographic Surrealism
Phil Taylor
2014
The Sculptural Prop and the Activation of the Object, 1960–1979
Kristin Poor
2014
Wassily Kandinsky and the Vicissitudes of das Innere, 1908–1914
Charles Butcosk
2014
I am the True Vine: Acculturation, Appropriation, and Assimilation in Religious Iconography of Late Antiquity
Elizabeth Kessler
2014
Glorious Pulpits: Flemish Preekstoelen, 1650–1750
Elizabeth Gebauer
2014
Methods for Modernism: Arthur Wesley Dow Intersects the Stieglitz Circle
Diana Tuite
2014
Opaque Surfaces and Lived Illusions: Minimalism and the Status of Painting in the 1960s
Alex Bacon
2014
The Ethics and Aesthetics of Reuse in Postmodern Design
Haneen Rabie
2014
"Right Matter in the Right Place": The Paintings of Albert Pinkham Ryder
Miri Kim
2014
Concordia and Succession at Rome
Heather Russo
2016
Retrospective Styles in Roman Visual Culture
Daniel Healey
2017
Deliberate Defacement: Provocation and Response in Byzantine Illuminated Manuscripts
Katherine King
2017
Documents of Social Life: Photography in Popular Front France
Caitlin Ryan
2017
Confronting the Past in the Critical Third Century
Brandon Green
2017
Painting as "Construction": Ground and Compositional Tectonics in Ferdinand Hodler's Parallelist Paintings (1889–1918)
Denise Koller
2018
Imperial Presence in the Villas of Roman Italy
Margaret Kurkoski
2018
Commemoration and Community: Illuminated Gospel Manuscripts in Monastic Ethiopia, 1280–1350
Meseret Oldjira
2018
Suggestions: Art and the Influence of the Psyche after National Socialism
Nathan Stobaugh
2018
“Living Pictures”: Pictorialist Photography and the Illustration of Fiction
Daniel Peacock
2018
Ethnographic Re-Telling: The Art of Lothar Baumgarten
Joanna Vickery
2018
Reaching "Peach Blossom Spring": Poetry and Painting in Fifteenth-Century Japan and Korea
Gina Choi
2018
Essai sur l’architecture Chinoise: Late 18th-Century Jesuit Studies of China
Yifu Liu
2019
Immersion—Classical Reception and Eastern European Transformations of Hygiene in the Long Eighteenth Century (ca. 1680–1830)
Aleksander Musial
2019
Manuscript production in the Abbey of Fleury 798–1004
Francesca Pistone
2019
Machines of Time, Towers of Knowledge: Miniature Architectural Spaces and the Design of Timepieces in Sino-Euro Encounters, Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century
Wenjie Su
2019
Show Men: Art, Media, and Modernist Theatricality in Egypt, 1875–1956
Mostafa Heddaya
2019
Beyond the Facade: Mercantile Architecture of the German Hanse, the Dutch East India Company and the Dutch West India Company
Suzie Hermán
2019
Queer Performances of Migration in German and German-Turkish Art and Film from West Germany through Reunification (1955–2000)
Carlos Kong
2020
Lettrism’s "aesthetic element"
Sara Green
2020
Len Lye’s Cinematic Art, c. 1926–44
Christopher Barrett-Lennard
2020
Art History as Intervention: The Formation of a Discourse on Black South African Art
Michael Zhang
2020
The Polyphonic Forest: Photographing the Amazon, 1970–1989
Isabela Muci-Barradas
2020