Dissertations

Early Modern

Anthony Meyer

The Givers of Things: Tlamacazqueh and the Art of Religious Making in the Mexica and Early Transatlantic Worlds

Adviser: Stella Nair
  • 2023
  • UCLA

Early Modern

#Architecture#Central American#Religion#Sculpture

Rebecca Teresi

Images of the Immaculate Conception and the Rhetorics of Purity in Golden Age Spain

Adviser: Felipe Pereda
  • 2021
  • Johns Hopkins University

Early Modern

#Court Studies#Ideology and Politics#Religion

Akemi Luisa Herráez Vossbrink

Francisco de Zurbarán and his Workshop’s Painting Production for the Americas: Trade, Collections and Reception

Adviser: Jean Michel Massing
  • 2021
  • University of Cambridge

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal#Painting#Patronage#South American

Martijn van Beek

Artifex. Architectural Reasoning, Drawing and Rhetoric in the Oeuvre of Friar Juan Ricci de Guevara (1600-1681)

Adviser: Freek Schmidt
  • 2021
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Early Modern

#Architecture#Works on Paper#Religion#Theory and Historiography

María Lumbreras

The Facture of Evidence: Portraits, Painting and Artistic Knowledge in Spain, 1590-1640

Adviser: Felipe Pereda
  • 2020
  • Johns Hopkins University

Early Modern

#Archaeology#Material Culture

Kristopher Driggers

The History of Idolatry and the Codex Durán Paintings

Adviser: Claudia Brittenham
  • 2020
  • University of Chicago

Early Modern

#Ancient Americas

Ximena Gomez

Nuestra Señora: Confraternal Art and Identity in Early Colonial Lima

Adviser: Megan Holmes
  • 2019
  • University of Michigan

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Lucia Abramovich

Precious Materiality in Colonial Andean Art: Gold, Silver, and Jewels in Paintings of the Virgin

Adviser: Elizabeth Hill Boone
  • 2019
  • Tulane University

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Allison Caplan

Their Flickering Creations: Value, Appearance, Animacy, and Surface in Nahua Precious Art

Adviser: Elizabeth Hill Boone
  • 2019
  • Tulane University

Early Modern

#Material Culture#Colonial and Viceregal#Ancient Americas

Mark Castro

Inspired Invention: Cristóbal de Villalpando’s Paintings of the Life of Saint Francis

Adviser: Gridley McKim-Smith
  • 2018
  • Bryn Mawr College

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Andrea McKenzie

Andean Concepts and Scripted Pictures: Ukhu, Sight, and Sound in the Drawings of Guaman Poma de Ayala

Adviser: Rebecca Stone
  • 2018
  • Emory University

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Aliza M. Benjamin

Gold, Stonework and Feathers: Mexica Material Culture and the Making of Hapsburg Europe

Advisers: Ashley West and Tracy Cooper
  • 2018
  • Temple University

Early Modern

#Material Culture

Jessica Stair

Indigenous Literacies in the Techialoyan Manuscripts of New Spain

Advisers: Todd Olson and Lisa Trever
  • 2018
  • UC Berkeley

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal#Ancient Americas

Jennifer Saracino

Shifting Landscape: Depictions of Cultural Disruption and Continuity in the Mapa Uppsala of Mexico-Tenochtitlan

Adviser: Elizabeth Hill Boone
  • 2018
  • Tulane University

Early Modern

#Works on Paper#Colonial and Viceregal#Ancient Americas

Isabel Oleas-Mogollón

Art and Jesuit Patronage in Colonial Quito: The Prophet Paintings at the Church of La Compañía

Adviser: Monica Domínguez Torres
  • 2018
  • University of Delaware

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Emily Floyd

Matrices of Devotion: Lima’s Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Devotional Prints and Local Religion in the Viceroyalty of Peru

Adviser: Elizabeth Hill Boone
  • 2018
  • Tulane University

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

JoAnna Reyes Walton

Piety, Plata, and Place: Civic Development and Devotion in Colonial Zacatecas

Adviser: Charlene Villaseñor Black
  • In progress
  • UCLA

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Catalina Ospina

Knowledge Encounters: Mopa Mopa Practice in the Colonial Northern Andes

Advisers: Claudia Brittenham and Cécile Fromont
  • In progress
  • University of Chicago
    Yale University

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Felipe Álvarez de Toledo López Herrera

Pinturas Infinitas para América. A Data-Driven History of the Market for Paintings in Seville (1500-1700)

Adviser: Hans J. Van Miegroet
  • In progress
  • Duke University

Early Modern

#Colonial and Viceregal

Emily Wood

Art, Politics, and Diplomacy at the Courts of Philip II in Madrid and the Medici in Florence

Adviser: Jesús Escobar
  • In progress
  • Northwestern University