Dissertations

Completed Dissertations

Advanced Filters
Reframing the Lands of Rum: Architecture and Style in Eastern Anatolia, 1240–1320
2012
The Structure of Lomazzo's Treatise on Painting
1964
Between Humanism and the Counter-Reformation: Villa and Villeggiatura in Renaissance Ragusa
2004
The Sculptures of Divinities from Hatra
1969
The Portrait Collection of Paolo Giovio
1991
Gustave Moreau (1826–1898) and the Afterlife of French History Painting
2007
The Late Bronze Age and Iron Age Chronology of Greek Pottery: A Critical Examination of the Epigraphical and Literay Sources for the Absolute Chronology of Greek Pottery in the Late Bronze and Iron AgesHubert Allen III
1969
An Examination of Two Twelfth-Century Centers of Byzantine Manuscript Production
1976
The Villa Medici In Rome
1971
Cutting Out the Middleman: Cypriot Itinerant Sculptors in the Early Sixth Century BC
2010
The Archaeology of Early Greek "Hero Cult"
1987
The Later Sculpture of Antonio Rossellino
1987
The Moralizing Prints of Cornelis Anthonisz
1985
Odd Man Out: Readings of the Work and Reputation of Edgar Degas
1986
French Images from the Greek War of Independence 1821–1827: Art and Politics Under the Restoration
1980
The Portraits Historiés of Henri IV (1589–1610)
2002
Hagios Ioannis Prodromos Monastery on Mount Menoikeion: Byzantine Monastic Practice, Sacred Topography, and Architecture
2005
Problems Concerning the Archaic Acropolis at Athens
1979
Watteau and the North
1975
Conventional Pictures: Charles Marville in the Bois de Boulogne
2007
The Organization of Imperial Workshops during the Han Dynasty
2001
Li Kung-lin's Hsiao Ching T'u: Illustrations of the Classic of Filial Piety
1967
Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Development of an Architectural Iconography
1975
Brescia after the League of Cambrai: Moretto, Romanino, and the Arts
1991
Whistler and the Aesthetic Movement
1959
Fire on the Mountain: A Comprehensive Study of Greek Mountaintop Sanctuaries
2015
The Terracottas of Morgantina: 400–50 B.C.
1972
Ravanica Monastery Fresco Paintings in Medieval Art of the Balkans: Interpretation of Its Iconographic and Programmatic Formulas; Their Geneses and Implications
1996
The Role of Man Ray in the Dada and Surrealist Movements
1963
Leonardo and The Borgias
2019
Recurring Figure-Types on Classical Attic Grave Stelai
1996
City Planning in Turin 1800–1865: From Napoleon I to the First Capital of Italy
1973
The Salerno Ivories
1972
The Architectural Theories of Francesco di Giorgio
1971
Momei (Ink Plum), the Emergence, Formation, and Development of a Chinese Scholar-Painting Genre
1987
Canopies: The Framing of Sacred Space in the Byzantine Ecclesiastical Tradition
2008
The Drawings of Jacopo Bertoia
1972
The Art of Confessionalism: Picturing Lutheran, Reformed, and Catholic Faith in Northwest Germany, 1580–1618
2019
Manuscript Illumination in Toledo (1446–1495): The Liturgical Books
1985
The Visible and the Legible: Paul Klee, 1916–1923
2011
Possessing the Holy: Private Churches and Private Piety in Late Antiquity
2002
The Adam Style in America: 1770–1820
1967
Tales of Gisho and Ganyo: Editor, Artist, and Audience in Japanese Picture Scrolls
1984
Li-Kung-Lin and the Long Handscroll Illustrations of T'ao Ch'ien's Returning Home
1992
Sir Joshua Reynold's Collection of Paintings
1987
Painting in Seville from Pacheco to Murillo: A Study of Artistic Transition
1964
The Country Under the City: The Symbolic Topography of the Rustic Past in Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome
2018
Vision and Visionaries: 19th-Century Psychological Theory, the Occult Sciences, and the Formation of the Symbolist Aesthetic in France
1979
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
The Disposition of Persons: Conventions of Pose and the Modernization of Figural Art, 1886–1912
2015

In Progress Dissertations

Advanced Filters
Senga Nengudi: Matter and Motherhood
Amelia Ames
2022
Form and Materiality: The Function of Classical Greek Ornament
William Austin
2020
Opaque Surfaces and Lived Illusions: Minimalism and the Status of Painting in the 1960s
Alex Bacon
2014
Len Lye’s Cinematic Art, c. 1926–44
Christopher Barrett-Lennard
2020
The Carnivalesque and Belgian Modernism
Hannah Blakeley
2021
Staging the Social Document in the Progressive Era: Jacob Riis, Frances Johnston, Lewis Hine
Amanda Bock
2014
Black Feminist Practices of Care: Artist-Archivists Cultivating Community
Charmaine Branch
2022
Texture of the Weave: Techniques for Ch’ixi Modernity in the Americas
Angela Brown
2022
New Objectives: German Painting and Organized Capitalism, 1923–1929
Joe Bucciero
2021
The Content of Context: Appropriation in American Art of the 1980s
Johanna Burton
2014
Wassily Kandinsky and the Vicissitudes of das Innere, 1908–1914
Charles Butcosk
2014
Small-Size Painting and Its Viewership in Southern Song Dynasty China, 1127–1279
Mengge Cao
2020
Indigenismo
Elise Chagas
2021
Reaching "Peach Blossom Spring": Poetry and Painting in Fifteenth-Century Japan and Korea
Gina Choi
2018
The Art of War: Battle Paintings of New Spain, 1665–1714
Kirsten Dueck
2014
Plant, Animal, Object, Human: Still Life and Empire in the United States, 1815–1875
Molly Eckel
2021
Architecture and Representation in Roman Visual Culture
Ashton Fancy
2023
Johann Georg Bendl: Premier Sculptor of Prague’s Early Baroque
Mirka Fette
2014
Glorious Pulpits: Flemish Preekstoelen, 1650–1750
Elizabeth Gebauer
2014
Rheno-Mosan Treasure Bindings 1150–1200 and their Histories: The Lives and Afterlives of a Type
Silvia Gianolio
2022
The Augustan Honorific Altar: Its Emergence, Monumentalization, and Eclipse
Megan Goldman-Petri
2014
Lettrism’s "aesthetic element"
Sara Green
2020
Confronting the Past in the Critical Third Century
Brandon Green
2017
Retrospective Styles in Roman Visual Culture
Daniel Healey
2017
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
A New Realism: Fernand Léger, 1918–1931
Megan Heuer
2014
The Art of Vija Celmins
Frances Jacobus-Parker
2014
Court and Countryside: Central Italian Villas of the Mid-Sixteenth Century
Loukas Karentzos
2014
I am the True Vine: Acculturation, Appropriation, and Assimilation in Religious Iconography of Late Antiquity
Elizabeth Kessler
2014
"Right Matter in the Right Place": The Paintings of Albert Pinkham Ryder
Miri Kim
2014
Deliberate Defacement: Provocation and Response in Byzantine Illuminated Manuscripts
Katherine King
2017
Of Monsters and Mirrors: Art and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Ariel Kline
2020
How to House a City: The Urban Densification of Ostian Insulae
Katy Knortz
2024
Painting as "Construction": Ground and Compositional Tectonics in Ferdinand Hodler's Parallelist Paintings (1889–1918)
Denise Koller
2018
Queer Performances of Migration in German and German-Turkish Art and Film from West Germany through Reunification (1955–2000)
Carlos Kong
2020
Imperial Presence in the Villas of Roman Italy
Margaret Kurkoski
2018
The Histories of Greek Cult Statues outside of Ritual
Laura Lesswing
2014
Local Depictions of the Foreign Other in Late Ming and Early Qing China
Yutong Li
2020
Natural Disaster in the Atlantic World: Aesthetics, Delight, and Risk during the Long Eighteenth Century
Joseph Litts
2023
Essai sur l’architecture Chinoise: Late 18th-Century Jesuit Studies of China
Yifu Liu
2019
Hybrid Monuments: Hybridity, Biology, and Architecture in Mid-Nineteenth Century France
Louis Loftus
2023
Susini-made: Labors of Scale and Medial-transfer in Giambologna’s Florence
Sharifa Lookman
2023
"When we made movies just to make them": Warhol's Films and the Surface of the 1960s
William McManus
2014
Fossils for a Future Time: David Smith and the Sculpting of Traces
James Miller
2022
The Polyphonic Forest: Photographing the Amazon, 1970–1989
Isabela Muci-Barradas
2020
Immersion—Classical Reception and Eastern European Transformations of Hygiene in the Long Eighteenth Century (ca. 1680–1830)
Aleksander Musial
2019
Time in Process: Primitivism and Deep Histories in American Art 1969–1983
Luke Naessens
2020
Commemoration and Community: Illuminated Gospel Manuscripts in Monastic Ethiopia, 1280–1350
Meseret Oldjira
2018
"A Virile School of Art”: History and Aesthetics of the Nsukka School (1971–1999)
Iheanyichukwu Onwuegbuch
2023