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Eighteenth-Century Art
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2012

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Currie, Christopher, “Art, Illusion, and Social Mobility in Eighteenth-Century France: Hyacinthe Rigaud and the Making of the Marquis de Gueidan” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Ferng, Jennifer, “Nature’s Objects: Geology, Aesthetics, and the Understanding of Materiality in Eighteenth-Century Britain and France” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Fripp, Jessica, “Portraits of Artists and the Social Commerce of Friendship in Eighteenth- Century France” (Michigan, S. Siegfried)

Goldman, Victoria Sears, “‘The Most Beautiful Punchinelli in the World’: A Comprehensive Study of the Punchinello Drawings of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo” (Princeton, T. DaCosta Kaufmann)

Langworthy, Jennifer, “On Shifting Ground: Politics and Patronage in the Art of François Gérard” (UIUC, D. O’Brien)

Medakovich, Molly A., “Between Friends: Representations of Female Sociability in French Genre Painting, 1770–1830” (UNC Chapel Hill, M. Sheriff)

Monteiro, Lyra, “Racializing the Ancient World: Ancestry and Identity in the Early United States” (Brown, S. Alcock)

Moon, Iris, “Ornament after the Orders: Percier, Fontaine, and the Rise of the Architectural Interior in Post-Revolutionary France” (MIT, M. Jarzombek)

Riggs, Marion, “Architectural Translations: Giuseppe Barberi (1746–1809) between Rome and Paris” (Princeton, J. Pinto)