Imagine you are a prominent socialite living in Bladensburg, Maryland, Washington, D.C., or even Philadelphia, in early 1816. Rumour abounds that Rosalie Stier-Calvert, wife of George Calvert, the prominent planter from the first family of Maryland has consented finally to show her father's collection of paintings from Europe in the couple's home Riversdale.
Lara Yeager-Crasselt, who received her Ph.D. from the Department in 2013, authored Michael Sweerts (1618-1664). Shaping the Artist and the Academy in Rome and Brussels in 2015. Part of the Pictura Nova series published by Brepols, Lara and her book will be celebrated at a publication reception Friday, January 29th at the... [more]
Lloyd de Witt, who received his Ph.D. from the Department in 2006, has been appointed chief curator and curator of European art at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia. Most recently curator of European art at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Lloyd has compiled an enviable record as a curator, both there and at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and he is sure to continue that... [more]
Zoe Copeman was recognized this year with the distinguished Dean's Senior Scholars Award. She was among seven seniors from the College of Arts and Humanities who were recognized for their outstanding achievements in leadership, community service, and academic excellence.
Dr. Lara Yeager-Crasselt has recently been appointed as the interim Curator of Paintings and Sculpture at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Prior to joining the Clark, Lara was a post-doctoral Research Associate at KU Leuven in Belgium and a fellow of the Belgian American Educational Foundation. In addition to overseeing the Clark’s world-renown... [more]