Ann Sutherland Harris

Nicolas Poussin, Apollo and the Muses

Present Address:
Frick Department of the History of Art and Architecture 118B Frick Fine Arts Building
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Tel. (412) 624-2408
FAX (412) 648-2409



B.A. Honors (First Class) University of London, Courtauld Institute 1961 European art and architecture, 1250-1700
PhD. University of London, Courtauld Institute 1965
Dissertation title: Andrea Sacchi, 1599-1661


1964-5 Assistant Lecturer, Art Dept., University of Leeds.
1965-6 Assistant Lecturer, Barnard and Columbia College.
1965-71 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Art and Archeology, Columbia University (on leave, spring semester, 1971).
1971-3 Assistant Professor, Art Department, Hunter College, City University of New York.
1973-7 Associate Professor, Art Dept., State University of New York at Albany. Tenure given 1974-5; on leave, 1975-6.
1977-81, Arthur Kittredge Watson Chair for Academic Affairs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
1981-2 Senior Research Fellowship, National Endowment for the Humanities.
1982 Amon Carter Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art History, University of Texas at Arlington, fall semester.
1984 Mellon Professor of Art History, University of Pittsburgh, spring term.
1984 f. Professor of Art History, Frick Fine Arts Dept., University of Pittsburgh, fall term until present.
Eleanor Tufts Distinguished Visiting Professor, Southern Methodist
University, Dallas, fall semester (on leave from Pitt).


1972-3 Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Art History, Yale University (fall semester)
1974 Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
1978-83 Part-time member of liberal arts faculty at the Juilliard School, New York
1980 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University (spring term)
1989 Adjunct Professor, Art Department, Carnegie-Mellon University


1970-71 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship for research on the drawings and paintings of G.L. Bernini.

1975-6 Ford Foundation Faculty Fellowship: The Role of Women in Society to support research and preparation of the exhibition and writing of the catalogue for Women Artists, 1550 - 1950.

1977 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

1981 NEA Museum Professional fellowship for work on a catalogue of the drawings of G. L. Bernini (6 months).

1981-2 NEH Fellowship for Independent Scholars for research on the Academy of St. Luke in 17th C. Rome.

1988 Guest Scholar, the J. Paul Getty Museum (6 months).


1977 Mademoiselle Magazine Woman of the Year (with Linda Nochlin for the exhibition, Women Artists,1550 - 1950).
1981 Honorary Doctor of Arts, Eastern Michigan University.
1986 Pittsburgh YWCA Woman of the Year in the Arts.
1990 Honorary Doctor of Humanities, Atlanta College of Art.



Survey of Western Art (one or two semester); Italian Renaissance Painting and Sculpture (1250-1575); Italian 16th C Painting; Mannerism; European Landscape Painting from 14th to the 17th C.; European 17th C Painting & Sculpture (one or two semester); Rococo to Revolution (18th C European art); Art Theory and Criticism: The Literature of Art from Vasari to Wöfflin; Women Artists and Images of Women, 1550-1750; Approaches to Art History: Caravaggio and Bernini; Painting in Flanders and Holland in the 17th C; Approaches to Art History: Caravaggio. Approaches to Art History is an undergraduate methods course that can use topics chosen by faculty in different periods for its focus.


Italian 17th C Painting & Sculpture; Roman & Bolognese 17th C Painting; Roman & Bolognese 17th C Drawings (s); The Literary Sources of Italian 17th C Art; The Classical Style in Rome & Bologna in the 17th C; Ceiling Painting in Seicento Rome (s); Iconographical Themes in Italian 17th C Painting (s); Claude & Poussin (s); Art & Politics in Seicento Rome (s); Roman Seicento Sculpture (s); Painting in 17th C France; Seen and Unseen: Images of Women in 16th and 17th-century European art; Reform or Revolution in Seicento Rome: Caravaggio and the Carracci.


M.A. Degrees : all at the University of Pittsburgh except the first two.
1973, Selma Holo, “The Graphic Art of Giuseppe Ribera”, Hunter College, CUNY
1973, Frima Fox Hofrichter, “Judith Leyster”, Hunter College, CUNY
1990, Ruth C. Morss, “The Iconography of Nicolas Poussin’s Realm of Flora”
1992, Anne Bertrand, “Portraying the Soul: The Portraits and Self-Portraits of Simon Vouet’s Roman Period”.
1993, Alison McQueen, “Images of Lucretia and the Politics of Gender”.
1993, Prisca Montani, “The Art Patronage of Cardinal Francesco Maria del Monte”.
1993, Luann Steele, “Rubens’ Life of Constantine Tapestries: Politics and Patronage”.
1999, Lisa Troy, “Gift Exchange and the Spanish Career of Sofonisba Anguissola”.

Ph. D. Degrees

1998, Marianne Berardi, “Science into Art: Rachel Ruysch’s Early Development”.
2000, Anne Bertrand, “Art and Politics in Counter-reformation Paris: The Case of Philippe de Champaigne (1621 - 1674)
2002, John C. Chvostal, “Reviewing Reform: the Carracci before 1585”.


1970-1 Chair, Columbia University Senate Committee on the Status of Women.
1972-4 President, Women’s Caucus for Art; 1974 f., Member of Advisory Board.
1975-9 Director, College Art Association; Porter Prize Committee, 1976-80 (Chair, 1978-80); Committee on Status of Women, 1972-6 (Chair, 1974-6); Alfred H. Barr Award Committee Chair, 1981; Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award, 1984; member of editorial board of the Art Bulletin, 1984-8; Nominating Committee, 1986-7.

1978-9 Member of Museum Policy Panel, National Endowment for the Arts.

1983-4 Consultant at three planning workshops for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

1986-8 Member of the Museum panel, Pennsylvania Council for the Arts.

1986 f. Member of the Provost’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women, University of Pittsburgh.

1987 Organizer of the Symposium, Thinking on Paper held at the University of Pittsburgh in October in conjunction with the exhibition Old Master Drawings from Chatsworth (catalogue by Michael Jaffé) at the Frick Museum, Pittsburgh. Speakers included Christiane Andersson (Curator of N. European Paintings, Staedel Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt), Marco Chiarini (Director, Palazzo Pitti Museums in Florence), Elizabeth Cropper (Johns Hopkins University), John Gere (former Keeper of Drawings, British Museum), Diane de Grazia (Curator of Italian Drawings, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.), Paul Joannides (Lecturer, History of Art, University of Cambridge), and Frank Robinson (Director, Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design).

1995 Organizer of the Symposium, “Amor Vincit Omnia? Seicento Images of Passion and Power”, at the Frick Museum, Pittsburgh (April 7-8). The keynote speaker was Marina Warner. Others were Mary Garrard (American University), Diane de Grazia (National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC), Louise Rice (Duke University), Richard Spear (Oberlin), David Stone (University of Delaware) and Elizabeth Cropper (Johns Hopkins University).

1996 Member of Provost’s Fact Finding Committee for Evaluation of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh.

1997 Member of the Provost’s Search Committee for the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Pittsburgh.



Co- author with Eckhard Schaar, Die Zeichnungen von Andrea Sacchi und Carlo Maratta, Kataloge des Kunstmuseums, Düsseldorf, III, Düsseldorf, 1967.
Andrea Sacchi, Oxford (Phaidon Press), 1977

Selected Drawings by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, New York (Dover Press), 1977.

Co-author with Victor Carlson, Kathleen Erwin, George Knox, T. Patrice Marandel, Graham Smith and Marilyn F. Sims, The Collections of the Detroit Institute of Arts: Italian, French and English Drawings and Watercolors, New York, Hudson Hills Press, 1992. (My contribution, originally commissioned as a separate catalogue, consists of 80 entries on French and Italian 17th-century drawings).


Co-author with Linda Nochlin, Women Artists, 1550-1950, New York, 1976.
Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum, the University Museum at Austin, Texas, the Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh and the Brooklyn Museum in 1976-7. The catalogue has been reprinted many times and translated into French and Italian.

Alice Neel: Paintings 1933-1982, essay and catalogue entries for an exhibition of 35 works held at the Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, March 29-May 7, 1983.

Landscape Painting in Rome 1595-1675, New York, 1985
with contributions by Kahren Hellerstedt and Marcel Roethlisberger, for the Richard L. Feigen Gallery, New York, Jan. to March, 1985. Reviewed in The Burlington Magazine, 1985, September, by Lisa Vergara.

Cool Waves and Hot Blocks: The Art of Edna Andrade, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, fall, 1993. I was curator of the show and author of the catalogue essay for this retrospective survey.


“The decoration of San Martino ai Monti”, The Burlington Magazine, 1964, pp. 58-69 & 115-120.

“A lost altarpiece by G.B. Passeri”, The Burlington Magazine, 1964, p. 179.
“Pier Francesco Mola - his visits to North Italy and his residence in Rome”, The Burlington Magazine, 1964, pp. 363-8.

“An early drawing by Pietro da Cortona”, The Burlington Magazine, 1964, p. 463.

“A new drawing by Michelangelo in the Louvre?”The Burlington Magazine, 1964, pp. 572-5.

“Notes on the Chronology and Death of Pietro Testa”, Paragone, no. 213, Nov. 1967, pp. 35-70.

Catalogue entry for Andrea Sacchi’s Madonna and Child with Four Saints, no. 7 in Masters of the Loaded Brush - Oil Sketches from Rubens to Tiepolo, an exhibition curated by R. Wittkower to benefit Columbia University, Knoedler & Co., New York, 1967, pp. 11-13.

“A new drawing by Nicolas Poussin”, The Burlington Magazine, 1968, pp. 89-90.
“Andrea Sacchi and Emilio Savonanzi in the Collegio Romano”, The Burlington Magazine, 1968, 249-57.

“The date of Andrea Sacchi’s Vision of St. Romuald”, The Burlington Magazine, 1968, pp. 489-94.
“New drawings by Bernini for St. Longinus and other contemporary works”, Master Drawings, VI, 1968, no. 4, pp. 383-91.

“Lost works by Passerotti, Domenichino, Guido Reni and others in a 17th century collection”, The Burlington Magazine, 1968, pp. 626-9.

“Some chalk drawings by Francesco Albani”, Master Drawings, VII, 1969, no. 2, pp. 152-5.

“Andrea Sacchi’s Portrait of a Cardinal”, Bulletin of the National Gallery of Canada, no. 14, 1969, pp. 9-15.

“Trois nouvelles études de Pier Francesco Mola pour la fresque du Quirinale, Joseph et ses frères”, La Revue de l’Art, no. 6, 1970, pp. 82-7.

“Pietro Testa and Parnassus”, co-authored with Carla Lord, The Burlington Magazine, 1970, pp. 15-20.

“An exceptional Domenichino”, The Burlington Magazine, 1970, pp. 47-8.
“A contribution to Andrea Camassei”, Art Bulletin, 1970, pp. 49-70.

“The Second Sex in Academe”, A.A.U.P. Bulletin, vol. 56, 1970, no. 3, pp. 283-95. Reprinted by KNOW Press, Pittsburgh. The congressional testimony on which the article is based was reprinted in Discrimination against Women: Congressional Hearings on Equal Rights in Education and Employment, ed. C. Stimpson, New York (R.R. Bowker Co.), 1973, pp. xii-xvii and 45-60. The AAUP article has also been reprinted in Women and Education, a book of readings edited by Elizabeth Steiner Maccia et al., (Charles C. Thomas pub.), 1975.

“Patterns of Discrimination and Discouragement in Higher Education”, Women’s Role in Contemporary Society: The Report of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, 1979, New York (Avon), 1972, pp. 583-90.

“Claude Lorraine et Pierre de Cortone”, La Revue de l’Art, no. 11, 1971, pp. 85-6.

“Drawings by Andrea Sacchi: additions and problems”, Master Drawings, 1971, no. 4, 384-91.
“Un Christ mort par Giorgio Vasari”, La Revue de l’Art, 18, 1972, pp. 36-7.
“A Rubens drawing after the antique”, Master Drawings, 1972, no. 3, pp. 143-5.
“Guglielmo Cortese: some early drawings and lost works”, Master Drawings, 1972, no. 4, 360-3.

“Titian in the Frari”, Art Bulletin, 1972, pp. 116-118.

“Academy drawings by Andrea Sacchi: Addenda”, Master Drawings, 1973, 160-1.

“Angelo dei Rossi, Bernini and the art of caricature”, Master Drawings, 1975, pp. 158-60.

“Andrea Sacchi and Tommaso Campanella”, Art Bulletin, LIX, 1977, pp. 304-7.

“Alice Neel: Drawings and Watercolors, 1926-1978”, exhibition catalogue essay, Graham Gallery, New York, 1978.

“A drawing by Goffredo Wals”, Master Drawings, XVI, 1978, pp. 339-403.

“New drawings by Andrea Sacchi: Addenda”, The Burlington Magazine, CXX, 1978, pp. 600-2 and 712.

“The human creature: the portraits of Alice Neel”, Portfolio, I, no. 6, 1980, 70-75.

“A Personal View”, forward to Audrey Flack on Painting, with an introduction by Lawrence Alloway, New York, 1981, pp. 10-13.

Letter to the Editor (on Griselda Pollock’s article, “Women, Art and Ideology: Questions for Feminist Art Historians”), Women’s Art Journal, Fall 1983/Winter 1984, pp. 53-4. Reprinted in Visibly Female: Feminism and art: an anthology, edited and introduced by Hilary Robinson, London, 1987.

Preface to exhibition catalogue, A Circle of Life, Ruth Weisberg, Fisher Gallery, University of S. California, February, 1984 and Hewlitt Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University, Sept.-Oct., 1986.
“New Horizons in Pastel”, catalogue essay for exhibition, Drawings by Elizabeth Murray, 1975-1985, Carnegie Mellon Gallery, Oct.-Dec., 1986.

“Bernini come Dittatore” (Bernini as Dictator), in Gian Lorenzo Bernini e le arti visive, Rome, 1987, pp. 43-58.

“Andrea Sacchi’s Sacrifice to Pan”, in Master Drawings from the Armand Hammer Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1987, pp. 27, 91-2.

“Camassei et Cortona au Palais Barberini”, La Revue de l’Art, 1988, no. 82, pp. 73-76.

“Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Virginio Cesarini”, The Burlington Magazine, 1989, pp. 17-23.

“Bernini’s Four Rivers Fountain as Permanent Theater”, in Papers in Art History from The Pennsylvania State University, IV, Penn State Press, 1990, II, pp. 489-516.

“Entering the Main Stream: American Women Sculptors in the 20th Century”, in Gallerie, 1989 (Fall), 1989 (Winter) and 1990 (Spring).
Catalogue entry for Jean-Francois Millet’s Mercury discovering Herse as she returns from the Festival of Minerva in Claude to Corot, The Development of Landscape Painting in France, Colnaghi’s, New York, 1990, pp. 75-8.

“Introduction”, With Gratitude to Eva Hubbard: A Celebration of Women Artists at West Virginia University, catalogue for exhibition at Creative Arts Center Galleries, West Virginia, Morgantown, WV, 1991, pp. 7-8.
“Vouet, le Bernini, et la ‘ressemblance parlante’”, in Simon Vouet, Actes du colloque international, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, February, 1991, La Documentation Française, Paris, 1992, pp. 192-208.

“A Mola Drawing in Madrid”, Master Drawings, 1992, Vol. 30, no. 4, 345-7.

Catalogue entry for Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Portrait of a Man for An Exhibition of Master Drawings, Colnaghi’s, New York, Paris and London, May -July, 1993, no. 30.
“A propos de Nicolas Poussin paysagiste”, La Revue du Louvre et des Musées de France, 2, April 1994, pp. 36-40.

“Nicolas Poussin, dessinateur”, in Nicolas Poussin, Connaissance des Arts, 1994, pp. 66-81. This is not the same text as the next item.

“Nicolas Poussin dessinateur”, in Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, 1994-5, catalogue by Pierre Rosenberg and Louis-Antoine Prat, Paris, 1994, pp. 36-42.

“Ludovico, Agostino, Annibale: ‘. . . l’abbiam fatta tutti noi’”, Accademia Clementina, Atti e memorie, 33-34, Nuova Serie, Bologna, 1994, pp. 69-84.

“Domenichino’s Caccia di Diana: Art and Politics in Seicento Rome”, in Shop Talk, Studies in Art History for Seymour Slive, Harvard University, 1995, pp. 92-6.

Entries on drawings by G. Alberti, G.L. Bernini, Annibale Carracci, L. Cigoli, Guglielomo Cortese, Giacinto Gimignani, Giulio Cesare Procaccini and Andrea Sacchi in The Katalan Collection of Italian Drawings, Vassar College and other locations, 1995-6.

“Le mariage mystique de Sainte Catherine:: attribution,commandi-taire, iconographie”, Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), Actes du colloque . . . 1994, Ed. Alain Merot, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1996, I, pp. 151-176.

Entries on Guidobaldo Abbatini, P.P. Bonzi, Margareta Caffi, Andrea Camassei, Giacomo and Guglielmo Cortese, Fede Galizia, Giovanna Garzoni, Artemisia and Orazio Gentileschi, Tommaso Luini, P.F. Mola, Alice Neel, Andrea Sacchi, Alessandro Turchi and G.B. Viola for the Macmillan Dictionary of Art, Ed. Jane Shoaf Turner, 1996.

“Gian Lorenzo Bernini: A design for a wall monument with skeletons”, in An Exhibition of Italian Old Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Pandora Old Masters, New York, 1998, no. 10. This drawing is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Entries on drawings by Annibale Carracci, Giacinto Brandi et al. in An Exhibition of Old Master Drawings, Tim Wright Gallery, New York, 1998.

Catalogue entry for a Bernini School drawing in Disegni della Donazione Marcel Puech al Museo Calvet di Avignone, Ed. Sylvie Beguin, Mario di Giampaolo and Philippe Malgouyeres, 2 vols., Naples, 1998, pp. 162-3.

“Guido Reni’s First Thoughts”, Master Drawings, XXXI, 1999, No. 1, pp. 3-34 .

“Artemisia Gentileschi: The Literate Illiterate, or Learning from Example” in Docere, Delectare, Movere: Affetti e Rettorica nel Linguaggio Artistico nel Primo Barocco Romano, Istituto Olandese, Rome and the Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome, 1998, pp. 105-120.
“Alice Neel”, entry in American National Biography, Oxford University Press, 1999, X, pp. 266-267.

Essays and catalogue entries for Agostino Carracci and Andrea Sacchi in L’Idea del Bello, Viaggio per Roma nel Seicento con Giovan Pietro Bellori, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, 2000, II, pp. 212-228 and 442-445.
“Agostino Carracci’s Inventions: Pen-and-ink Studies, 1582 - 1602” in Master Drawings, Vol. 38. no. 4, 2000, pp. 393-421.

“Making Connections: the Art of Ora Lerman” in I gave you my Song: The Art of Ora Lerman, ehib. Cat., Josephine Dunn, Curator, various locations, 2001-2002, New York, 2001, pp. ix-x.

“La Cattedra di San Pietro in Vaticano, dall’idea alla realizzazione”in Bernini a Montecitorio, Ciclo di conferenze nel quarto centenario della nascita di Gian Lorenzo Bernini, edited by Maria Grazia Bernardini, Rome, 2001, pp. 113-28.


Evelina Borea, Domenichino, Milan, 1965 in Art Quarterly, 1966, pp. 201-3.

Walter Friedlaender zum 90 Geburtstag, Berlin, 1965 and Essays in Honor of Walter Friedlaender, New York, 1965 in The Burlington Magazine, CIX, 1967, pp. 36-9. See also pp. 304-6.

Marco Boschini, La Carta del Navagar Pittoresco, ed. Anna Palluchini, Fonti e Documenti per la Storia del l’Arte Veneta, Venice, 1966, in Art Quarterly, 1969, 1, pp. 93-6.

A. Richard Turner, The Vision of Landscape in Renaissance Italy, Princeton, 1966, in Art Quarterly, 1969, 2, pp. 200-1.

Renato Roli, I Disegni Italiani del Seicento: scuole emiliana, toscana, marchegiana ed umbra, Treviso, 1969 in Art Bulletin, 1971, pp. 404-7.

Marcel Roethlisberger-Bianco, Cavalier Pietro Tempesta and his time, Newark (U. of Delaware Press), 1970 in Art Quarterly, 1972, 3, pp. 310-3.

Richard Cocke, Pier Francesco Mola, Oxford, 1972 in Art Bulletin, LVI, 1974, pp. 289-92.

Howard Hibbard, Poussin: The Holy Family on the Steps, Art in Context, Allen Lane, London, 1973 in The Burlington Magazine, 1976, pp. 36-7.

Götz Pochat, Figur und Landschaft, Berlin, 1973 in The Burlington Magazine, 1976, pp. 600-1.

L’Art Baroque à Lyon, Actes du Colloque (Lyon, 27-20 Octobre, 1972), ed. D. Ternois, Lyon, 1975 in Art Bulletin, 1977, pp. 285-6.

Bernard Dorival, Philippe de Champagne, 1602-1674, Paris, 1976 in Art Bulletin, LXI, 1979, pp. 319-322.

Anne Marie Passez, Adélaide Labille-Guiard, Catalogue Raisonné, in Art Bulletin, LXII, 1980, pp. 494-5.

Stiftung Ratjen, Italienische Zeichnungen des 16.-18. Jahhunderts, memorial exhibition for Herbert List, Munich, 1977, in Master Drawings, 1980, pp. 274-5.

Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago and London (U. of Chicago Press), 1969 in Renaissance Quarterly, XXXIV, no. 2, pp. 251-5 (with next item).

Art Institute of Chicago, Roman Drawings of the 16th Century from Musee du Louvre, introduction and catalogue by Catherine Monbeig-Goguel and Francoise Viatte, Chicago, 1979 in Renaissance Quarterly, Vol. XXXIV, no. 2, 1981, pp. 251-5.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini Disegni, edited and selected by Valentino Martinelli, La Nuova Italia, 1981 in Master Drawings, XX, 1982, 4, pp. 389-93.

John Spike, Italian Still-Life Painting from Three Centuries, exhibition catalogue, National Academy of Design, New York, 1983 inThe Burlington Magazine, 1983, July.

Richard Spear, Domenichino, Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1983 in The Burlington Magazine, CXXXVI, 1984, pp. 166-8.

Italian Portrait Drawings, 1400-800, from North American Collections, catalogue by Adelheid M. Gealt, 1983-4 (Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, University of Pittsburgh and Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College) in Master Drawings, XXXIIIIV, 1985--6, 94-100.

Dibujos Italianos de los siglos XVII y XVIII en la Biblioteca Nacional, catalogue by Manuela Mena Marques, Biblioteca Nacional, Madrid, 1984 and Museo del Prado, Catalogo de Dibujos VI, Dibujos Italianos del siglo XVII, by Manuela Mena Marques, Madrid, 1983 in Master Drawings, XXXIII-IV, 1985-6, pp. 411-15.
Old Master Drawings from Chatsworth, catalogue by Michael Jaffé, circulated by the International Exhibitions Foundation, 1987-8 in Master Drawings, Vol. 27, no. 1, 1989, 73-78.

Mary Garrard, Artemisia Gentileschi, Princeton, 1989 in The Women’s Review of Books, 1989, September.

Poussin. The Early Years in Rome. The Origins of Roman Classicism, catalogue by K. Oberhuber, The Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth, 1988 in Art Bulletin, 1990, March, pp. 144-55.

Pier Francesco Mola, 1612-1666, exhibition held in Lugano and Rome, 1989-90, review of the drawings catalogued by Nicolas Turner for Master Drawings, Vol. 30, no. 2, 1992, pp. 216-23.

Ilya Sandra Perlingieri, Sofonisba Anguissola, The First Great Woman Artist of the Renaissance, Rizzoli, New York, 1992 in The Women’s Review of Books, October, 1992.
Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Joseph F. McCrindle, catalogue by Frederick A. den Broeder, The Art Museum, Princeton, 1992 in Master Drawings, XXXII, 1994, no. 1, pp. 67-70.

I Farnese, Arte e Collezionismo, exhibition curated by Lucia Fornari Schianchi & Nicola Spinosa, held at the Palazzo Ducale di Colomo, Parma; the Haus der Kunst, Munich, and the Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples, in 1995,Dialoghi di Storia dell’Arte, 2, 1996, pp. 144-149.

Michael Jaffé, The Devonshire Collection of Italian Drawings: Bolognese and Emilian Schools; Roman and Neapolitan Schools, Vols. 2-3, Oxford, 1994, in Master Drawings., XXXIV,1996, no. 2, pp. 195-205.

Pierre Rosenberg and Louis Antoine Prat, Nicolas Poussin, 1595-1665, Catalogue raisonné des dessins, Leonardo Editore, Milan, 1994 in Master Drawings, XXXIV, 1996, no. 4, pp. 421-428.

Mary Sheriff, The Exceptional Woman, Elizabeth Vigée-Lebrun and the Cultural Politics of Art, The University of Chicago Press, 1996 in The Women’s Review of Books, XIV, 1997, Jan., pp. 9-10.

Maestri dell’Invenzione, Disegni italiani del Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Catalogue by Bert Meier et al., Istituto Olandese Universitario di Storia dell’Arte, Florence 1995 in Master Drawings, XXXV, no. 3, 1997, pp. 302-304.

Effigies and Ecstasies: Roman Baroque Sculpture and Design in the Age of Bernini, ed. A. Weston-Lewis, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1998 in The Burlington Magazine, CXL, 1998, pp. 638-642.

Dieter Graf, Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Die Handzeichnungen des Giuseppe Passeri, Düsseldorf, 1995, for Master Drawings, Vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 421-425. This review also considers Graf’s two earlier catalogues devoted to the drawings at Düsseldorf by G.B. Gaulli, Guglielmo Cortese and Giacinto Calandrucci).

Translation of Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò, review of Disegni del seicento romano by Ursula V. Fischer Pace, Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe, Uffizi, 1997 in Master Drawings, Vol. 37, 1999, no. 3, pp. 294-299.

Angel M. Navarro, Dibujos italianos (siglos XVI al XVIII) en el Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, 1998 in Master Drawings, XXIX, 2001, pp. 59-61 (co-author with Jak Katalan).
Nicolas Turner with Rhoda Eitel-Porter, Italian Drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, Roman Baroque Drawings, c. 1620 - c. 1700, British Museum Press, 1999, 2 volumes, in, Master Drawings, 39, 2001, no. 4, pp. 420-424.


“Sacchi, Bernini and a Pasce Oves Meas for St. Peter’s”, University of Toronto and Columbia University, 1969.

“Andrea Sacchi’s Divine Wisdom in the Palazzo Barberini”, paper read in the session “Problems in Renaissance and Baroque Iconography”, CAA, Chicago, 1971.

“The Academy of St. Luke in Rome, 1620-1670”. Versions of this lecture have been given at Brown (1971), Yale (1973), Dartmouth (1973), Pennsylvania State University (1974), Williams College (1974) and the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.

“Images of Women in Renaissance and Baroque Art and their Social Context”. Versions of this lecture have been given at Wellesley, Barnard, the University of Chicago (1971), the University of Pennsylvania, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art, Washington and the University of Delaware (1973).

Session Chair, “17th Century Italy - Art and Illusionism, the work of art and the spectator”, CAA, San Francisco, 1972.

“Feminist Perspectives on art history: some women art historians speak about their work”, panel sponsored by Philadelphia Focus on Women in the Arts, Philadelphia Public Library, May 1974.

“Bernini as Dictator”, Smith College (Five Colleges Baroque Art Festival), April 1973; also at the Frick Collection (1974) and at Oberlin, the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania, 1975.

“Artemisia Gentilsechi and Judith Leyster: two exceptional 17th century women”, Midwest Women Artists’ Conference, Oxbow, Michigan and American University, 1975.

“Women Artists as Feminists before 1800”, Los Angeles County Museum, 1976 and many other locations.
“Artemisia Gentileschi: a baroque feminist?” Wayne State University, Detroit and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1977; New York University (Washington Square) and Stanford, 1981.

“Venice and Seicento Rome”, J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1979 and Princeton, 1980.

“The Drawings of Gian Lorenzo Bernini”, Los Angeles County Museum, December 1979.

“The Art of Landscape; Elsheimer and the Origins of Luminism; Claude Lorraine and Vergil; Poussin and the Heroic Landscape.” Four lectures given in a series of ten on aspects of European landscape painting from 1400-1750 that I organized for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. Other lectures were given by Colin Eisler, Egbert Haverkamp Begemann, Donald Posner, Walter Gibson, Lisa Vergara and Laurinda Dixon.

“The Future of Connoisseurship”, paper given at the symposium Art and Scholarship: A Critical Assessment of Current Methodology in the History of Art sponsored by McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario in September, 1980. Papers from this conference were to be published but the organizers now seem to have abandoned all hopes of doing this. Mine has been circulated among museum training programs including those of NYU and Harvard.

“Raphael and the Role of Women”, paper given in the session “Questioning the Litany III”, WCA session at CAA, Philadelphia, 1983 and at the Raphael Symposium, Notre Dame, 1983.

“Domenichino’s Caccia di Diana: Art and Politics in Seicento Rome”, paper in session “Secular Art of the Renaissance and Baroque in Italy: The Relationship of Style, Meaning and Purpose”, CAA, Philadelphia, 1983.

Session Chair, “Self-Portraiture by Women in the 20th Century”, a Women’s Caucus for Art panel co-sponsored with the CAA, Toronto, 1984

“Bernini’s Self-Image”, paper at Bernini Symposium organized by Irving Lavin at the Institute of Advanced Study, April, 1982; also for Frick Fine Arts Department, U. of Pittsburgh, 1984 and elsewhere.

“Boucher and the Pastoral Landscape Tradition”, 1984; “The Drawings of G.B. Tiepolo”, 1986 both at the Frick Museum, Pittsburgh, 1986.

“Caravaggio and his Followers”, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1985.

“Entering the Mainstream: Women Sculptors in the 29th Century”, keynote address at the National Sculpture Conference; Works by Women, Cincinnati, May 1987; U.C. Berkeley, 1988; Texas Christian U., 1988. It was also given as the Robert Lehman Foundation Lecture, Bowdoin College, 1989.

“Women Artists: Past and Future Perspectives”, keynote address, Women Painters in Pennsylvania, Shippensburg University, October 1987.

“Bernini’s Four Rivers Fountain as Permanent Theater”, Pennsylvania State University, 1987.

“So Much Art, So Little Time: Collecting, Curating and Criticizing in the Age of Overload”, Whitney Museum Distinguished Lectures on American 20th C Art and Culture, June, 1988.

“Poussin’s Art Theory before 1635”, paper given at the symposium, Poussin: The Early Years in Rome: The Origins of French Classicism, held at the Kimbell Museum, Fort Worth, September, 1988.

“The State of Research in Spanish and Italian 17th Century Painting”, College Art Association Meeting, Feb. 1990 (Chair).

“Dughet’s Fame”, paper given in the symposium, Drawing in Seventeenth-Century France, held at the Harvard University Art Museums, Februaruy 24, 1994.

“Nicolas Poussin and French Classicisms”, The Ideal and the Real: Baroque Art, symposium at the Toledo Museum of Art, March 1990 (Richard Spear and Donald Posner were other speakers).

“High Art, Low Art: Gender and Status in the Visual Arts”, paper given at the symposium, Revising the Canon: Integrating Women into the Arts and Literature Curriculum, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, May 9, 1990.

Commencement Address, Atlanta College of Art, May 1990.

“Vouet, Bernini and the Speaking Likeness” (French title, Simon Vouet et le Bernin), Colloque Simon Vouet, Grand Palais, Paris, February 5-7, 1991.
“Back to Nature: Guercino and Annibale Carracci”, paper for Guercino: Nature and Idea. A Quadricentennial Symposium, University of Delaware and National Gallery of Art, Washington, April 24-5, 1992.

“The ‘Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine’, G.B. Marino and Nicolas Poussin’s Early Career”, Duke University, November, 1992.

“Alice Neel and the Art of Portraiture”, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, January, 1993.

“Imagination vs. Orthodoxy: Images of Creation in Western Art”, Founders Day Symposium on Cosmology and Other Origins, February, 1993, University of Pittsburgh.

“Ludovico, Agostino, Annibale: “l’abbiam fatta tutti noi’”, paper given at the College Art Association, February, 1994 in session, “Authenticity in Art” chaired by Phillippe de Montebello. Longer versions given at Williams College, the Institute of Fine Arts of NYU and the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.

“Le marriage Mystique de sainte Catherine: attribution, commanditaire, iconographie”, paper given at the Colloque Nicolas Poussin, Musée du Louvre, Paris, October 1994.

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Academy”, Williams College, Julius Held Birthday Lecture, May 1995; also at Hood College, MD, April 1997, and a short version at CAA, New York, February, 1997, and other locations since then.

“Artemisia Gentileschi: Learning from example or the literate illiterate”, paper given at the convegno, “Docere-Delectare-Movere, affetti, devozione e retorica nel linguaggio artistico del primo barocco romano”, held in Rome, January 19-20, 1996 at the Istituto Olandese a Roma & the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Rome.

“Nicolas Poussin’s Holy Families: The Art of Invention”, Cleveland Museum of Art, November, 1999

“La Cattedra di San Pietro in Vaticano, dall’idea alla realizzazione”, in a series sponsored by the Camera dei Deputati Rome, November 26, 1999.