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Assistant Professor
308 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3732
19th Century European Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008
Assistant Professor
309 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-1322
Classical Archaeology
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
Professor
404 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3784
Early Chinese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1981
Professor
372 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-0352
Early Christian, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art
Ph.D., Courtald Institute of Art, University of London, 1989
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
403 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3789
History of Modern Architecture
Ph.D., Yale University, 1987
Associate Professor
307 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3774
American Art
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2001
Associate Professor
223 East Pyne
(609) 258-7258
20th Century Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996
Townsend Martin '17 Professor of Art & Archaeology
314 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3790
20th Century Art
Ph.D., City University of New York, 1990
Assistant Professor
315 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-5319
Northern Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2003
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology
313 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3760
European Art and Architecture 1500-1800 in its Global Context; World Art History; Geography and Historiography of Art
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1977; Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa, Technische Universität Dresden, 2010; Doctor Historiae Artium Honoris Causa, Masaryk University, Brno, 2013
Professor
401 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-9098
Roman Art and Architecture; Hellenistic Art; Renaissance Antiquarianism
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1991
David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art
310 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-0914
History of Photography and Modern Art
Ph.D., Yale University, 1980
Associate Professor
305 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-7456
African and African Diaspora Art
Ph.D., Emory University, 2004
P. Y. & Kinmay W. Tang Professor of Chinese Art History
406 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-6249
Chinese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1974
Assistant Professor
306 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3771
Contemporary Art and Criticism
Ph.D., Yale University, 2008
Professor
316 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-9338
Japanese Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1994
Lecturer with Rank of Professor
Professor
Institute for Advanced Study
(609) 734-8000
Twentieth-century European and American Art
Director of the Art Museum
142 Art Museum
(609) 258-2870
18th-Century European Art
PhD, Oxford University, 1992
Lecturers
Perkins-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows
304 McCormick Hall
609-258-8593
European Art 1500-1800
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 2012
Lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and Art and Archaeology
204 Scheide Caldwell House
(609) 258-8858
Classic Maya Art and Society
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2007
Peter Jay Sharp, *52, Curator and Lecturer
251 Art Museum
(609) 258-8805
Art of the Ancient Americas
Ph.D., Tulane University, 2006
Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows
205A Scheide Caldwell House
(609) 258-8860
Egyptology
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Lecturer
311 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3797
Italian Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2008
Lecturer
312 McCormick Hall
(609)258-6313
Medieval and/or Renaissance-Baroque Architecture
Ph.D., Princeton University, 2009
Associate Professional Specialist
302 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-1423
Eastern Mediterranean and Near Eastern Art and Archaeology
Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College, 1994
Research Staff
Emeriti
Professor
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3798
Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1983
Emeritus
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3794
History of Photography and Modern Art
Professor
372 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3778
Classical Art & Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Professor
(609) 258-3782
Early Christian/Byzantine Architecture and Monumental Decoration
Ph.D., New York University, 1971
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
Chinese Art
Ph.D., Princeton, 1958
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
20th-Century Art
Emeritus
(609) 258-3782
Northern Renaissance Art
Professor
Roman Art
Ph.D., Göttingen University, 1986
Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of Art & Archaeology
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3799
Renaissance and Baroque Architecture
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1976
Professor
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3769
Classical Archaeology
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1966
Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology
Japanese Art
Ph.D., Princeton University, 1974
Christopher B. Sarofim '86 Professor of American Art, Emeritus
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3785
American Art
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1965
Patricia Fortini Brown
Pat Brown
Professor
Patricia Fortini Brown
205 McCormick Hall
(609) 258-3798
Renaissance Art
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1983
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Patricia Fortini Brown, formerly chair of the Department of Art & Archaeology (1999-2005), taught Italian Renaissance art at Princeton since 1983 and retired in 2010. Venice and its empire, from the late middle ages through the early modern period, has been the primary site of her scholarly research, with a focus on how works of art and architecture can materialize and sum up significant aspects of the culture in which they were produced. The recipient of a number of fellowships including a Fulbright grant, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rome Prize at the American Academy in Rome, a Folger Shakespeare Library Fellowship, and several Delmas grants for research in Venice, Brown was also president of the Renaissance Society of America (2000-2), Slade Professor of Fine Arts at the University of Cambridge (2001) and a member of the Board of Advisors for the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (2004-7). A corresponding fellow of the Ateneo Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (2010), she was awarded the Serena Medal in Italian Studies (2011), a prize awarded annually by the British Academy, for “eminent services towards the furtherance of the study of Italian history, literature, art and economics.” Brown has taught courses sponsored by the Program in Hellenic Studies on Venice and the Mediterranean with student trips to Crete, Corfu, and Rhodes. She is working on two books on the artistic and cultural geography of the Venetian Empire in the Veneto and the Mediterranean. Graduate students writing dissertations under her supervision have worked on a wide range of topics. While some have pursued themes relating to Venetian art (ranging from patronage to painting to portraiture), others have written on art and architecture in Siena, Florence, Rome, and Ragusa, as well as on the trade in antiquities between Italy and the eastern Mediterranean and post-Byzantine art in Venetian and Ottoman territories. Brown currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Save Venice.

PUBLICATIONS: Brown's books include Venetian Narrative Painting in the Age of Carpaccio (1988); Venice & Antiquity: The Venetian Sense of the Past (1996); Art and Life in Renaissance Venice (1997); and Private Lives in Renaissance Venice: Art, Architecture, and the Family (2004). Recent articles include “Le antichità,” in Commercio e cultura mercantile, ed. F. Franceschi, R.A. Goldthwaite and R.C. Mueller, vol. IV of Il Rinascimento italiano e l’Europa (Treviso, 2007), 309-337; “Veronese’s Patrons,” in Paolo Veronese and San Sebastiano, supplement in Save Venice (2008), 78-83; “The Exemplary Life of Giulia Bembo Della Torre,” in Philanagnostes:. Studi in onore di Marino Zorzi, ed. Chryssa Maltezou and Peter Schreiner (Bari, 2008), 155-174; “Where the Money Flows: Art Patronage in Sixteenth-Century Venice,” in Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese: Rivals in Renaissance Venice, ed. Frederick Ilchman (Boston, 2009), 41-59; “Là où l’argent coule à flots. Le mécénat dans la Venise du XVIe siècle, « in Titien, Tintoret, Véronèse . . . Rivalités à Venise, ed. Vincent Delieuvin and Jean Habert (Paris, 2009), 102-29 ; “Seduction and Spirituality: the Ambiguous Roles of Music in Venetian Art,” in The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy: Sound, Space and Object, ed. Deborah Howard and Laura Moretti (Oxford, in press), 19-36 (in press); and “Pietro Bembo e l’arte di diplomazia,” in Pietro Bembo e le Arti, ed. Guido Beltramini (Vicenza, in press).