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Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2007

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Bark, Julianna, "Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702–1789): The Artist in International Perspective" (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann)

Barrett, Anne, "The Patronage of Consul Joseph Smith, the 'Consul Smith' Palladio, and American Beaux-Arts Classicism" (Virginia Commonwealth, C. Brownell)

Beauchamp-Byrd, Mora, "Hogarth's Progress: 'Modern Moral Subjects' in the Work of David Hockney, Lubaina Himid, and Paula Rego" (Duke, R. Powell)

Bell, Esther, "Charles-Antoine Coypel: Painting and Performance in Eighteenth-Century France" (IFA/NYU, M. Westermann, M. Ledbury)

Caffey, Stephen Mark, "An Heroics of Empire: Anglophone History Painting, 1756–1805" (UT Austin, J. Leoshko, S. Rather)

Campbell, Kristin, "Spaces of Viewing: Presence, Absence, and Narratives of Loss in London (1775–1815)" (Queen's, Kingston, J. M. Brooke, J. Helland)

Contogouris, Ersy, "The Attitudes and Representations of Emma Hamilton" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Davis, Blair Hixson, "The Drawings of Charles Percier" (UC Santa Barbara, R. Williams)

De la Rosa, Gabriella, "Picturing the Colonial Enlightenment: Race, Identity, and Difference in French Visual Culture, 1682–1804" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Hanson, Katie, "A Neoclassical Conundrum: Painting Greek Mythology in France, 1780–1825" (CUNY, P. Mainardi)

Jones, Jennifer, "A Discourse on Drawings: P. J. Mariette and the Graphic Arts in Early-Eighteenth-Century Paris" (Columbia, D. Rosand)

Kraus, Heidi E., "David, Architecture, and the Dichotomy of Art" (Iowa, D. Johnson)

Lafountain, Jason, "A History of New England Puritan Art" (Harvard, J. Roberts)

Latour, Benoit, "Tableaux tirés du Peri Hypsous: Antiques modèles du sublime dans la peinture d'histoire britannique du XVIIIe siècle" (Université de Montréal, T. Porterfield)

Lo, Hui-Chi, "From Prince to Emperor: Yinzhen's (1678–1735) Political Deployment of Art in Early Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) China" (Stanford, R. Vinograd)

Ludwig, Amber, "'She is all Nature, and Yet all Art': Portraits of Emma Hamilton" (Boston, B. Redford)

McReynolds, Dan, "Policing the Palladian Canon: Redefining the Palladian Legacy in Eighteenth-Century Venice" (Princeton, J. Pinto)

Piotrowska, Anna, "The Early Career of Carle Vanloo (1705–1740): Training and Practice in the Capitals of Europe" (IFA/NYU, C. Bailey, M. Westermann)

Pop, Andrei, "Neopaganism: Henry Fuseli, Theatre, and the Cultural Politics of Antiquity, 1765–1825" (Harvard, E. Lajer-Burcharth)

Ralickas, Eduardo, "Actes, schèmes et figures intermédiales de la performativité autour du premier romantisme allemande" (Université de Montréal, J. Lamoureux)

Saska, Hope, "Theatricality and the Popular Print in Eighteenth-Century England" (Brown, K. D. Kriz)

Smentek, Kristel, "Collecting in the Age of Enlightenment: Pierre-Jean Mariette and the Universal History of Art" (Delaware, N. Athanassoglou-Kallmyer)

Sohn, Sooyun, "Rembrandt after the Eighteenth Century" (Wisconsin, Madison, J. Hutchison)

Stacy, Christina, "Veri Ritratti: Pietro Longhi and Genre Painting in Eighteenth-Century Venice" (Princeton, P. Brown)

Turner, Kelly S., "A Study of Eighteenth-Century French Pleasure Pavilions" (UC Santa Barbara, A. Bermingham)

Whedon, Pamela, "Sensing Watteau: The Artist's Musical Images as Preludes to the Age of Sensibility" (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Whyte, Ryan, "Painting as Social Conversation: The petit sujet in the Ancien Régime" (Toronto, W. McAllister Johnson)