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Curator Biography

Gretchen A. Hirschauer
Associate Curator, Italian and Spanish Paintings
National Gallery of Art, Washington

Gretchen A. Hirschauer Associate Curator Italian and Spanish Paintings National Gallery of Art, Washington

Gretchen A. Hirschauer is associate curator of Italian and Spanish paintings at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. Hirschauer holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MA from the Villa Schifanoia Graduate School of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy. Since arriving at the Gallery in 1978, she has organized the exhibitions and catalogs for Flowering of Florence: Botanical Art for the Medici (2002) and Luis Meléndez: Master of the Spanish Still Life (2009), and she has collaborated on many other international loan exhibitions, including Arcimboldo: Nature and Fantasy (2009).

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Gretchen A. Hirschauer

Piero di Cosimo: The Poetry of Painting in Renaissance Florence
February 1–May 3, 2015