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Members' Research Reports, 2011 – 2016

Every fellow submits a written summary of the independent research accomplished while in residence at the Center, for publication in the annual Center Report. These reports often represent the first published record of new research, and as such we hope they are useful to scholars working on related topics. For  research reports published before 2011, please see the annual Center reports.

Kathleen A. Foster, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor, spring 2015
The American Watercolor Movement: 1860 – 1925


Caroline O. Fowler

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2015
Absence Made Present: Drawing the Memory Body, 1400-1750

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013 – 2015
Absence Made Present: An Early Modern History of Drawing and the Senses


Razan Francis
[Massachusetts Institute of Technology]
Twenty-Four-Month Chester Dale Fellow, 2010 – 2012
Islamic Art and the Making of the Spanish Enlightenment

Hannah J. Friedman [Johns Hopkins University]
Paul Mellon Fellow, 2012 – 2015
Taste and Prudence in the Art of Jusepe de Ribera


Cecilia Frosinini
, Opificio delle Pietre Dure e Laboratori di Restauro, Florence
Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor, spring 2013
Giotto in Florence: Shedding New Light on the Peruzzi Chapel


Robert L. Fucci [Columbia University]
David E. Finley Fellow, 2013 – 2016
Jan van de Velde II: The Printmaker as Creative Artist in the Early Dutch Republic


Marc Fumaroli
, Collège de France
Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professor, fall 2011
The Academy of Painting and Sculpture in the Ancien Régime: New Perspectives


Frances Gage
, Buffalo State College, State University of New York
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, June 15 – August 15, 2011
Visual Cures: Painting as Medicine in Early Modern Italy


Meredith Gamer
[Yale University]
Paul Mellon Fellow, 2010 – 2013
Criminal and Martyr: Art and Execution in Britain, 1725 – 1801


Julian Gardner, University of Warwick (emeritus)
Samuel H. Kress Professor, 2011 – 2012
What's in a Name? Giotto di Bondone


Michael Gaudio, University of Minnesota
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, June 18 – August 15, 2012
"Prosper Thou Our Handyworks": Prints and Protestant Devotion at Little Gidding, 1625 – 1642

Christine Göttler, Universität Bern
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, June 15 – August 14, 2013
Inventing Newness: Local History and Global Ambitions in the Art and Visual Culture of Early Modern Antwerp, c. 1560-1530


Tom Gunning
, University of Chicago
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, February 1 – March 31, 2016
The Invention of the Moving and Projected Image


Cynthia Hahn
, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2012 – 2013
The Reliquary Effect


Joseph Hammond
Research Associate, 2011 – 2012
Devotion at Santa Maria dei Carmini

Research Assoicate, 2012 – 2013
Donor Portraiture in Venice and Jacopo Bellini at the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Research Associate, 2013 – 2014
Carmelite Devotion, Patronage, and Art


Morten Steen Hansen
, Independent scholar
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2015 – 2016
The ''Low" Style of Giovanni da San Giovanni at the Medici Court


Marius Bratsberg Hauknes
[Princeton University]
Twenty-Four-Month Chester Dale Fellow, 2011 – 2013
The Image of the World in Thirteenth-Century Rome


Andreas Henning, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2013 – 2014
Catalogue Raisonné of Bolognese Paintings at the Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden


Christopher P. Heuer,
Princeton University
Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
Purgatories of Line: Time and the Printed Image in the Northern Renaissance


Alexandra Hoare
Research Associate, 2011 – 2012
Salvator Rosa: The Letters and Other Studies in Friendship and Identity

Research Associate, 2012 – 2013
Salvator Rosa as “Amico Vero,” the Letters, and Other Studies in Artistic Identity


Michel Hochmann
, École pratique des hautes études, Paris
Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow, January 5 – February 28, 2014
Colorito: Painting Techniques in Venice during the Sixteenth Century


Jessica L. Horton
[University of Rochester]
Wyeth Fellow, 2011 – 2013
Places to Stand: Histories of Native Art beyond the Nation

Stephen Houston, Brown University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2014 – 2015
A Spendid Predicament: Young Men in Maya Imagery and Text


Suzanne Hudson, University of Southern California
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, June 29 – August 15, 2015
Better for the Making: Art, Therapy, Process


Ruth E. Iskin
, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, September 1 – October 31, 2015
Degas and Cassatt: Constructing their Relationship, Legacy, and Value


David E. James
, University of Southern California
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, 2011 – 2012
Rock 'n' Film

Adam Jasienski [Harvard University]
Samuel H. Kress Fellow, 2013 – 2015
In the Guise of Holiness: Portraiture, Dynastic Politics, and Sanctity under the Spanish Habsburgs


Paul B. Jaskot
, DePaul University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, September 1 – October 31, 2012
Cultural Fantasies, Ideological Goals, and Political Economic Realities: The Built Environment at Auschwitz

Andrew W. Mellon Professor, 2014 – 2016
Building, Trotz Alledem! Mapping Construction in Germany, 1914 – 1924

Andrew W. Mellon Professor, 2014 – 2016
Mapping the Construction Industry in Interwar Germany (1914 ‒ 1945): Digital Methods and Architectural Historical Sources


Nathaniel B. Jones
[Yale University]
David E. Finley Fellow, 2010 – 2013
Nobilibus Pinacothecae Sunt Faciundae: The Inception of the Roman Fictive Picture Gallery


Caroline Jordan
, La Trobe University
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, September 22 – October 24, 2014
Cultural Change or Cultural Diplomacy? The Carnegie Corporation of New York's British Dominions Exhibitions, 1934 – 1941


Maite Jover de Celis
, Museo Nacional del Prado
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow, June 15 – August 15, 2014
Wooden Supports in Seventeenth-Century Flemish Paintings in the Museo del Prado: Dating and Panel Manufacturing Technology