2017 Dissertation Listings from CAA

Posted in graduate students by Editor on May 2, 2021

Each year, CAA publishes titles of dissertations in-progress and completed during the previous academic year by students at American and Canadian institution.

The index for 2017 lists nine ‘eighteenth-century art’ dissertations completed:

• Kasie Alt, “Culture of Illusion: Landscape Gardens, Fabricated Ruins, and the Diorama, ca. 1750–1850” (University of Texas at Austin, M. Charlesworth)

• Emily Casey, “Waterscapes: Representing the Sea in the American Imagination, 1750–1800” (University of Delaware, W. Bellion)

• Kathryn Desplanque, “Art, Commerce, and Caricature: Satirical Images of Artistic Life in Paris, 1750–1850” (Duke University, N. McWilliam)

• Lauren Kellogg DiSalvo, “Micromosaics: Souvenirs, Collective Memory, and the Reception of Antiquity on the Grand Tour” (University of Missouri, K. Slane and M. Yonan)

• Alexandra Helprin, “The Sheremetevs and the Argunovs: Art, Serfdom, and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Russia” (Columbia University, A. Higonnet)

• Barbara M. Laux, “Claude III Audran, Modern Ornemaniste of the Rococo Style” (Graduate Center, CUNY, P. Mainardi)

• Tamar Mayer, “Consequences of Drawing: Self and History in Jacques-Louis David’s Preparatory Practices” (University of Chicago, R. Ubl, M. Ward)

• Kelly Presutti, “Terroir after the Terror: Landscape and Representation in Nineteenth-Century France” (MIT, K. Smentek)

• Michael Traver Ridlen, “Prud’hon’s Evolving Classicism” (The University of Iowa, D. Johnson)

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and thirty-one ‘eighteenth-century art’ dissertations in progress, including:

• Lilit Sadoyan, “Meuble and Mobility: Furniture in Long-Eighteenth-Century France” (University of California, Santa Barbara, E. B. Robertson and M. Meadow)

• Luciano Vanni, “The Renovation of the Habsburg-Lorraine Residences: Eighteenth-Century Imperial and Archducal Palaces in Prague, Brussels, and Florence” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)


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