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David Rosand

David Rosand

Professore di Storia dell'arte nella Columbia University di New York
(deceduto l'8 agosto 2014)
- s.s. 27 settembre 2006


AB: Columbia College, 1959 (Phi Beta Kappa)
MA: Columbia University, 1962 (thesis: "The Drawings of Paolo Veronese")
PhD: Columbia University, 1965 (awarded with distinction;
thesis: "Palma Giovane and Venetian Mannerism")

Post-doctoral fellowships and research grants

Columbia University Council for Research in the Humanities (summer 1967, summer 1969, summer 1971)
American Council of Learned Societies: grant-in-aid (summer 1970, summer 1977)
American Philosophical Society: grant-in-aid (summer 1973)
Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation: grant-in-aid (summer 1980)
Fulbright Travel Grant (1971-72)
John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1974-75)
National Endowment for the Humanities:
Summer stipend (1967), Younger Scholar Fellowship (1971-72),
Fellowship for Independent Study and Research (1985-86, 1991-92)
Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy (1992)

Honors and Awards

Honorary memberships:
American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Fellow (1999- )
Ateneo Veneto, Venice: socio straniero (1986- )
Premio Cultura, Città di Bassano del Grappa (1992)
Alexander Hamilton Medal, Association of the Alumni of Columbia College (1994)
Great Teacher Award, Society of Columbia Graduates (1997)
Award for Distinguished Service to the Core Curriculum, Heyman Center for the
Humanities, Columbia University (2000)

Endowed and Visiting Lectureships:
Franklin D. Murphy Lectures, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas (1986):
"The Meaning of the Mark: Leonardo and Titian"
Thomas D. Clark Lectures, University of Kentucky (1991): "Titian's Venus"
Julius S. Held Lectures, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and Williams College
Graduate Program in the History of Art (1993): "Michelangelo and the Meanings
of Drawing" and "A Generation Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci"
Ècole des Hautes Ètudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre d'Histoire et Théorie d'Art, Paris
(1995): "Dessin/dessiner: vers une phénoménologie du dessin"
Bettie Allison Rand Lectures, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1999): "Myths
of Venice: The Figuration of a State"
Leonard Hastings Schoff Memorial Lectures, sponsored by the University Seminars,
Columbia University (2002): “The Invention of Painting in America”


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Research assistant--preparation of exhibition catalogue,
Barbizon Revisited (1962)
Tufts University and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Instructor in Art History
(spring 1962)

Instructor in Art History (1964-67)
Assistant Professor of Art History (1967-69)
Associate Professor of Art History (1969-73)
Professor of Art History (1973-95)
Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History (1995- )
Department of Art History and Archaeology:
Acting Department Chairman (1979-80)
Department Chairman (1981-84, 1990-94)
Chairman, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery (1984-86, 1997- )
Columbia University Society of Fellows in the Humanities:
Governing Board (1975-91), Chairman (1979-83)

Professional activities and service

National Endowment for the Humanities:
Director, Summer Seminar for College Teachers: "Painting in Renaissance Venice"
(conducted in Venice, 1979)
Co-Director (with Robert W. Hanning), Summer Seminar for College Teachers:
"Myths of Love in Renaissance Art and Literature" (1982)
Director, Summer Seminar for Secondary School Teachers: "Reading Pictures:
The Analysis and Interpretation of Paintings" (1987)
Director, Summer Seminar for College Teachers: "Drawings and Prints: Leonardo to
Goya" (1991)

College Art Association of America:
Session Chairman: "Renaissance and Baroque: New Approaches to Old Art"
(Detroit, 1974)
Symposium Chairman: "Old-Age Style" (Los Angeles, 1985)
Symposium Co-Chairman (with Ellen Rosand): "Music and the Visual Arts"
(New York, 1986)
Millard Meiss Publication Fund Committee (1986)
Guest editor, Art Journal, XLVI, no. 2, 1987 (issue on "Old-Age Style")
Chairman: Distinguished Scholar's Session, honoring Leo Steinberg (2002)
The Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award Committee (2003-06)

Curatorial activity:
International Exhibitions Foundation and National Gallery of Art: Guest curator for
exhibition, Titian and the Venetian Woodcut (1976), and Fondazione Giorgio Cini,
Venice: Tiziano e la silografia veneziana del Cinquecento (1976; co-curator:
Michelangelo Muraro)
Phillips Collection and National Gallery of Art: Curatorial advisor and contributor to
exhibition, The Pastoral Landscape (1988)
Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University: Co-curator of Artists of "The Nation":
An Exhibition celebrating the 125th Anniversary of "The Nation" (1990)
Museo Civico, Bassano, and Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth: Advisory committee for
exhibition: Jacopo Bassano: A Quadricentennial Retrospective (1992)
Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University: Curator of Robert Motherwell on Paper:
Gesture, Variation, Continuity (1997)
Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University: Advisor on Brushed Voices: Calligraphy in
Contemporary China (1998)

Advisory boards and committees:
Renaissance Society of America: Executive Board
Save Venice, Inc.: Board of Directors; Projects Director
Fondazione Centro Studi Tiziano e Cadore: Advisory Board
American Friends of the Marciana Library, Inc.: Honorary Council
Dedalus Foundation, Inc. (established by Robert Motherwell): Board of Directors
International Foundation for Art Research: Art Advisory Council
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art: Board of Advisors

Editorial boards and consultantships:
Venezia Cinquecento: Comitato scientifico
La pittura nel Veneto (Electa: Milan, for the Giunta Regionale del Veneto): Comitato
Arion, A Journal of Humanities and the Classics: Editorial Board
Imago Musicae: International Yearbook of Musical Iconography: Advisory Board
Art of the Western World, TVS Production Limited: consultant and on camera expert
for the High Renaissance in Italy (1988)
The Second Coming Magazine: founding co-editor (1960-63)



Titian and the Venetian Woodcut (co-author: Michelangelo Muraro), Washington: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1976 (catalogue of exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, and the Detroit Institute of Art); Italian version: Tiziano e la silografia veneziana del Cinquecento, Vicenza: Neri Pozza Editore, 1976 (catalogue of exhibition held at the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice)
Titian, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1978 (Library of Great Painters); Italian translation:Tiziano, Milan: Garzanti Editore, 1983; French translation (revised): Titien: l'art plus fort que la nature", Paris: Découvertes Gallimard, 1993
Painting in Cinquecento Venice: Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1982; 2nd ed., 1985; French translation: Peindre à Venise au XVIe siècle: Titien, Véronèse, Tintoret, Paris: Flammarion, 1993; revised edition: Painting in Sixteenth-Century Venice: Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997
The Meaning of the Mark: Leonardo and Titian (Franklin D. Murphy Lectures in Art, 1986), Lawrence: Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, 1988; French translation: La trace de l'artiste: Léonard et Titien, Paris: Gallimard, 1993
Places of Delight: The Pastoral Landscape (co-authors: Robert Cafritz and Lawrence Gowing), New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1988 (for The Phillips Collection and National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.)
Robert Motherwell on Paper: Drawings, Prints, Collages (co-authors: Arthur C. Danto, Stephen Addiss, Mary Ann Caws), New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., in association with the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, 1997
Myths of Venice: The Figuration of a State, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001
Drawing Acts: Studies in Graphic Expression and Representation, Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002
The Invention of Painting in America, New York: Columbia University Press, 2004

ed., Titian: His World and His Legacy (The Bampton Lectures in America, 1976), New York: Columbia University Press, 1982
ed. (with Anne Lowenthal and John Walsh), Rubens and His Circle: Studies by Julius S. Held, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982
ed. (with Robert W. Hanning), Castiglione: The Ideal and the Real in Renaissance Culture, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1983
ed., Interpretazioni Veneziane: Studi di storia dell'arte in onore di Michelangelo Muraro, Venice: Arsenale Editore, 1984


"Monet and the Moderns," The Second Coming Magazine, preview issue, 1960, pp. 29-32
"Object without Image," The Second Coming Magazine, I, no. l, 1961, pp. 48-50
"At the Limits of Art," The Second Coming Magazine, I, no. 2, 1961, pp. 52-58
"Style and the Puritan Aesthetic: The Search for Tradition in American Art (continued)," Art Voices, V, no. 4, 1966, pp. 14-15
"Rubens Drawings," Art Bulletin, XLVIII, 1966, pp. 235-247
"An Early Chiaroscuro Drawing by Paolo Veronese," Burlington Magazine, CVIII, 1966, pp. 421-423
"Frame and Field: Notes on the Lesson of Degas," Arts Magazine, XLI, no. 5, 1967, pp. 18-19
"The Museum of Art: A Synoptic History," in The Museum World (Arts Yearbook 9), New York, 1967, pp. 142-154
"Palma il Giovane in the Scuola di S. Maria della Giustizia," Master Drawings, VI, 1968, pp. 24-27
"Aliense's Collection of Drawings: A Suggestion," Master Drawings, VII, 1969, pp. 156-157
"Rubens's Munich Lion Hunt: Its Sources and Significance," Art Bulletin, LI, 1969, pp. 29-40
Foreword to reprint of Hans Tietze and E. Tietze-Conrat, The Drawings of the Venetian Painters in the 15th and 16th Centuries (1944), New York: Collector's Editions, 1969
"Palma il Giovane as Draughtsman: The Early Career and Related Observations," Master Drawings, VIII, 1970, pp. 148-161
"The Crisis of the Venetian Renaissance Tradition," L'Arte, 11-12, 1970, pp. 5-53
"Portrait of the Artist as a Portrait of the Artist" (original title: "The Environmental Realism of Willard Midgette"), Art News, LXX, March 1971, pp. 32-34, 74
"Titian in the Frari," Art Bulletin, LIII, 1971, pp. 196-213; correspondence: Art Bulletin, LIV, 1972, pp. 116-120
"Three Drawings by Paolo Veronese," Pantheon, XXIX, 1971, pp. 203-209
"Ut Pictor Poeta: Meaning in Titian's Poesie," New Literary History, III, 1971-72, pp. 527-546
"Veronese in San Sebastiano: A Forgotten Fresco," Burlington Magazine, CXIV, 1972, pp. 325-326
"Veronese and Company: Artistic Production in a Venetian Workshop," introduction to exhibition catalogue, Veronese and His Studio in North American Collections, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Ala., 1972, pp. 5-10
"Hans and Erica Tietze" (letter to the editor), Burlington Magazine, CXV, 1973, p. 538
"Theater and Structure in the Art of Paolo Veronese," Art Bulletin, LV, 1973, pp. 217-239
"Titian's 'Presentation of the Virgin': The Second Door," Burlington Magazine, CXV, 1973, p. 603
"Art History and Criticism: The Past as Present," New Literary History, V, 1974, pp. 235-245
"Titian's Light as Form and Symbol," Art Bulletin, LVII, 1975, pp. 58-64
"Titian and the 'Bed of Polyclitus'," Burlington Magazine, CXVII, 1975, pp. 242-245
"Titian's Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple and the Scuola della Carit…," Art Bulletin, LVIII, 1976, pp. 55-84
"Titian and the Woodcut alla Veneziana," Art News, LXXV, September 1976, pp. 56-59
"Semiotics and the Critical Sensibility: Observations on the Lessons of Meyer Schapiro," Social Research, XLV, no. 1, 1976, pp. 36-51; reprinted in Artibus et historiae, no. 5 (III), 1982, pp. 9-15
"Giorgione e il concetto della creazione artistica," in Giorgione: Atti del Convegno Internazionale per il 5o Centenario della Nascita, Castelfranco Veneto, 1979, pp. 135-139
"A Response to Wolf Kahn," in Wolf Kahn, exhibition catalogue, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, 1979
"Willard Midgette: Indians--Paintings of Contemporary Native Americans," exhibition catalogue, ARCO Center for Visual Art, Los Angeles, 1980
"Rembrandt's Presentation in the Temple," Art News, LXXIX, April 1980, pp. 136-137
"'Troyes Painted Woes': Shakespeare and the Pictorial Imagination," Hebrew University Studies in Literature, VIII, no. 1, 1980, pp. 77-97
"Ermeneutica amorosa: Observations on the Interpretation of Titian's Venuses," in Tiziano e Venezia: Convegno Internazionale di Studi, Venezia, 1976, Vicenza, 1980, pp. 375-381
"'Barbara di Santa Sofia' and 'Il Prete Genovese': On the Identity of a Portrait by Bernardo Strozzi," Art Bulletin, LXII, 1981, pp. 249-258 (co-author: Ellen Rosand)
"In Detail: Giorgione's Concert Champêtre," Portfolio, III, no. 5, 1981, pp. 72-77
"Composition/Decomposition/Recomposition: Notes on the Fragmentary and Artistic Process," in Fragments: Incompleteness and Discontinuity, ed. Lawrence Kritzman (New York Literary Forum, vol. 8-9), New York, 1981, pp. 17-30
"Alcuni pensieri sul ritratto e la morte," in Giorgione e l'umanesimo veneziano, ed. Rodolfo Pallucchini, Florence, 1981, pp. 293-308
"Willard Midgette and the Native American," exhibition catalogue, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, 1981
"Titian and the Eloquence of the Brush," Artibus et historiae, no. 3, 1981, pp. 85-96
"Titian Drawings: A Crisis of Connoisseurship?" Master Drawings, XIX, 1981, pp. 300-308
"Titian and the Critical Tradition," in Titian: His World and His Legacy (The Bampton Lectures in America, 1976), ed. David Rosand, New York, 1982, pp. 1-39
"The Portrait, the Courtier, and Death," in Castiglione: The Ideal and the Real in Renaissance Culture, ed. Robert W. Hanning and David Rosand, New Haven and London, 1983, pp. 91-129
"Paint, Paste, and Plane," in Collage, ed. Jeanine Parisier Plottel (New York Literary Forum, vol. 10-11), New York, 1983, pp. 121-138
"Venetia figurata: The Iconography of a Myth," in Interpretazioni veneziane: Studi di storia dell'arte in onore di Michelangelo Muraro, ed. David Rosand, Venice, 1984, pp. 177-196; reprinted as "'Venetia': The Figuration of the State," in Artistic Strategy and the Rhetoric of Power: Political Uses of Art from Antiquity to the Present, ed. David Castriota, Carbondale and Edwardsville, Ill., 1986, pp. 67-86, 195-201
"Venezia e gli dei," in "Renovatio urbis": Venezia nell'età di Andrea Gritti (1523-1538), ed. Manfredo Tafuri, Rome, 1984, pp. 201-215
"Raphael, Marcantonio, and the Icon of Pathos," Source: Notes in the History of Art, III, no. 2, 1984 (Essays in Honor of Howard McP. Davis), pp. 34-52
"Raphael and the Pictorial Generation of Meaning," Source: Notes in the History of Art, V, no. 1, 1985, pp. 38-43
"Ekphrasis and the Renaissance of Painting: Observations on Alberti's Third Book," in Florilegium Columbianum: Essays in Honor of Paul Oskar Kristeller, ed. Karl-Ludwig Selig and Robert Somerville, New York, 1987, pp. 149-165
"Style and the Aging Artist: Editor's Statement," Art Journal, XLVI, 1987, pp. 91-93
"An Arc of Flame: On the Transmission of Pictorial Knowledge," in Bacchanals by Titian and Rubens, ed. Görel Cavalli-Björkman, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 1987, pp. 81-92
"Giorgione, Venice, and the Pastoral Vision," in Robert Cafritz, Lawrence Gowing, and David Rosand, Places of Delight: The Pastoral Landscape, New York, 1988, pp. 21-81
"Tiziano: l'Assunta," Eidos, 3, 1988, pp. 4-23
"Capriccio: Goya and a Graphic Tradition," introduction to Janis A. Tomlinson, Graphic Evolutions: The Print Series of Francisco Goya, New York, 1989, pp. 3-9
"The High Renaissance in Venice," in Art of the Western World, ed. Denise Hooker, London, 1989, pp. 198-219
"Venus and the Musicians," The Waverly Consort Program Guide, V, no. 6, 1989, pp. 13-19
"Michelangelo Draws: Communication and Revelation," in World of Art: Themes of Unity in Diversity (Acts of the XXVIth International Congress of the History of Art), ed. Irving Lavin, University Park and London, 1989, vol. II, pp. 409-414
"Un discepolo suo: Pietro Paolo Rubens," in Nuovi studi su Paolo Veronese: Convegno internazionale di studi, ed. Massimo Gemin, Venice, 1990, pp. 115-120
"Leonardo: sul disegnare una linea," Eidos, 4, 1990, pp. 4-28
"Tiziano e lo spazio virtuale," in Tiziano, exh. cat., Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1990, pp. 94-100; "Titian and Pictorial Space," in Titian: Prince of Painters, exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1990, pp. 94-100
"The Challenge of Titian's 'Senile Sublime'," New York Times (Arts & Leisure section) Sunday, October 28, 1990, pp. 41, 44
"Divinità di cosa dipinta: Pictorial Structure and the Legibility of the Altarpiece," in The Altarpiece in the Renaissance, ed. Peter Humfrey and Martin Kemp, Cambridge, 1990, pp. 144-165
"Il Veronese di Ruskin," in Veronese: Fortuna critica und künstlerisches Nachleben, ed. Jürg Meyer zur Capellen and Bernd Roeck, Sigmaringen, 1990, pp. 17-29
"Ekphrasis and the Generation of Images," Arion, NS I, Winter 1990, pp. 61-105
"Venereal Hermeneutics: Reading Titian's Venus of Urbino," in Renaissance Society and Culture: Essays in Honor of Eugene F. Rice, Jr., ed. John Monfasani and Ronald G. Musto, New York, 1991, pp. 335-356
"Dialogues and Apologies: Sidney and Venice," Studies in Philology, LXXXVIII, No. 2, Spring 1991, pp. 236-249
"Dissenting Pens: The Art of Social Commentary," in Artists of "The Nation": An Exhibition celebrating the 125th Anniversary of "The Nation", Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, 1991, pp. 1-4
"Rembrandt's Reach and Other Observations on the Phenomenology of Drawing," Drawing, XIV, No. 1, May-June 1992, pp. 1-6
"Presentazione" to Michelangelo Muraro, Il libro secondo di Francesco e Jacopo dal Ponte, Bassano, 1992, pp. 1-4
"Pastoral Topoi: On the Construction of Meaning in Landscape," in The Pastoral Landscape, ed. John Dixon Hunt (Studies in the History of Art 36, National Gallery of Art, 36), Washington, 1992, pp. 161-177.
"William Arrowsmith and Visual Thinking," Arion, NS II, Spring-Fall, 1992/1993, pp. 271-273
"So-And-So Reclining on Her Couch," in Titian 500, ed. Joseph Manca (Studies in the History of Art 45, National Gallery of Art), Washington, 1993, pp. 101-119.
"Giorgione's Concert Champêtre," Humanities West Journal, vol. 2, no. 1, 1994, pp. 7-12
"Titian's Saint Sebastians," Artibus et historiae, no. 30, 1994, pp. 23-39.
"La nuova pittura e la visione pastorale," in Tiziano: Amor Sacro e Amor Profano, exh. cat., Rome: Palazzo delle Esposizioni, 1995, pp. 106-117
"Venice: Time and Conservation," in "Remove Not the Ancient Landmark": Public Monuments and Moral Values, ed. Donald Martin Reynolds, Amsterdam, 1996, pp. 73-77
"Tintoretto e gli spiriti nel pennello," in Jacopo Tintoretto nel quarto centenario della morte, ed. Paola Rossi and Lionello Puppi, Padua, 1996, pp. 133-137
"Rudolf Wittkower 1901-1971," Proceedings of the British Academy, 90, 1996, pp. 557-571
"Trasformationi: impulsion ovidienne et structure picturale," in Andromède, ou le héros à l'épreuve de la beauté, ed. Françoise Siguret and Alain Laframboise, Paris, 1996, pp. 175-193
"'My I': Toward an Iconography of the Self," in Robert Motherwell on Paper: Drawings, Prints, Collages, ed. David Rosand, New York, 1997, pp. 13-38
"The Raphael Project," Columbia College Today, 23, spring 1997, pp. 17-21
"The Masks of Punchinello," Times Literary Supplement, March 14, 1997, pp. 16-17
"La pittura veneziana del Cinquecento," in Arte di Venezia, ed. Giandomenico Romanelli, 1997, pp. 394-457
Foreword to Yiguo Zhang, Brushed Voices: Calligraphy in Contemporary China, New York: Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, 1998, pp. vii-ix
"Biographical Memoir: Meyer Schapiro," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 142, no. 3, September 1998, pp. 495-498
"Schapiro, Meyer," in Encyclopedia of Aethetics, ed. Michael Kelly, New York, 1998, vol. 4, pp. 215-220
"Sources of Modernism," in The Eye of Duncan Phillips: A Collection in the Making, ed. Erika D. Passantino, Washington: The Phillips Collection, 1999, pp. 35-37
"La mano di Tiziano," in Tiziano: Técnicas y restauraciones, Madrid: Museo Nacional del Prado, 1999, pp. 127-138
"Remembered Lines," in Memory & Oblivion (Proceedings of the XXIXth International Congress of the History of Art), ed. Wessel Reinink and Jeroen Stumpel, Dordrecht, 1999, pp. 811-16
Foreword to Arnold Aronson, Architect of Dreams: The Theatrical Vision of Joseph Urban, New York: Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, 2000, p. vii
"Titian's Dutch Disciple," in Rembrandt and the Venetian Influence, New York: Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, 2000, pp. 9-21
"Raphael's School of Athens and the Artist of the Modern Manner," in The World of Savonarola: Italian Elites and Perceptions of Crisis, ed. Stella Fletcher and Christine Shaw, Aldershot and Burlington, 2000, pp. 212-32
"Disegno: The Invention of an Art," in Leon Battista Alberti (Actes du Congres International de Paris...10-15 avril 1995), ed. Francesco Furlan, Turin and Paris, 2000, pp. 545-53
“ Beyond Connoisseurship? The Future Study of Master Drawings,” IFAR Journal (International Foundation for Art Research), vol. 5, no. 4, 2002/03, pp. 22-31
“ El arte narrativo de Tiziano: sacro y profano,” in Tiziano, ed. Miguel Falomir, Madrid: Museo Nacional del Prado, 2003, pp. 47-61
“ Inventing Mythologies: The Painter’s Poetry,” in The Cambridge Companion to Titian, ed. Patricia Meilman, Cambridge and New York, 2004, pp. 35-57, 288-96
“Making Art History at Columbia: Meyer Schapiro and Rudolf Wittkower,” Columbia Magazine (Fall 2003), pp. 23-30
“ Una linea sola non stentata: Castiglione, Raphael, and the Aesthetics of Grace,” in Reading Medieval Culture: Essays in Honor of Robert W. Hanning on his th Birthday, ed. Robert M. Stein and Sandra Pierson Prior (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005), pp. 454-479
“Observarions on Veronese’s Crucifixion for San Nicolò ai Frari,”in Festschrift zu Ehren von / in onore di Wolfgang Wolters, ed. Martin Gaier, Bernd Nicolai, Tristan Weddigen (Trier: Porta Alba Verlag, 2005), pp. 391-398
“La Pasión de Venus y Adonis,” in Tiziano y el legado veneciano (Madrid: Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado, 2005), pp. 205-225
“Tiziano sacro e profane,” Studi tizianeschi: Annuario della Fondazione Centro studi Tiziano e Cadore 3 (2005), pp. 57-68
“Passion and Pathos: Affective Structures and the Content of Form,”in Watching Art: Writings in Honor of James S. Beck, ed. Lynn Catterson and Mark Zucker (Todi: Ediart, 2006), pp.
“The Old Man’s Brush,”in Titian: Materiality, Istoria, Portraiture, ed. Joanna Woods-Marsden (Turnhout: Brepols [in press])


Jacopo Palma il Giovane: Disegni inediti dell'Accademic Carrara. . ., in Master Drawings, IV, 1966, pp. 182-184
Giovanni Bellini by Giles Robertson, in Art Quarterly, XXXIII, 1970, pp. 72-74
Venetian Painted Ceilings of the Renaissance by Juergen Schulz, in Renaissance Quarterly, XXIII, 1970, pp. 80-82
Dolce's "Aretino" and Venetian Art Theory of the Cinquecento by Mark Roskill, in Art Quarterly, XXXIV, 1971, pp. 240-242
Paolo Farinati, Giornale (1573-1606), ed. Lionello Puppi, and Lorenzo Lotto, Libro di spese diverse (1538-1556), ed. Pietro Zampetti, in Art Bulletin, LIII, 1971, pp. 407-409
Bernardo Bellotto by Stefan Kozakiewicz, in Art in America, LXI, March-April 1973, pp. 111-112
The Paintings of Titian by Harold E. Wethey, vol. 2: The Portraits, in Renaissance Quarterly, XXVI, 1973, pp. 497-500
The Paintings of Titian by Harold E. Wethey, vol. 3: The Mythological and Historical Paintings, in Art Bulletin, LIX, 1977, pp. 430-434
P.P. Rubens by Frans Baudouin, and Rubens in Italy by Michael Jaffé, in Art News, LXXVII, September 1978, p. 157
The Sense of Order by E.H. Gombrich, and Infinite Jest: Wit and Humor in Italian Renaissance Art by Paul Barolsky, in Art News, LXXVIII, November 1979, p. 27
Studies in Late Medieval and Renaissance Painting in Honor of Millard Meiss, ed. Irving Lavin and John Plummer, in Renaissance Quarterly, XXXIII, 1980, pp. 446-448
Veronese: L'Opera completa by Terisio Pignatti, in Art Bulletin, LXIII, 1981, pp. 163-164
The Oil Sketches of Peter Paul Rubens by Julius S. Held, in Art News, LXXX, April 1981, pp. 38-40
Absorption and Theatricality: Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot by Michael Fried, in Art News, LXXX, November 1981, pp. 37-38
The Window in Art by Carla Gottlieb, in Art News, LXXX, November 1981, p. 38
The Power of the Center: A Study of Composition in the Visual Arts by Rudolf Arnheim, in Art News, LXXXI, November 1982, pp. 46-50
Michelangelo and the Language of Art by David Summers, in Renaissance Quarterly, XXXV, 1982, pp. 465-468
Raphael by Roger Jones and Nicholas Penny, The Drawings of Raphael by Paul Joannides, and Raphael: The Life and Legacy by David Thompson, in Times Literary Supplement, October 21, 1983, pp. 1147-1148
The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion by Leo Steinberg, in The New Republic, June 11, 1984, pp. 29-33
Tintoretto: Le opere sacre e profane by Rodolfo Pallucchini and Paola Rossi, in Burlington Magazine, CXXVI, 1984, pp. 444-445
Abstract Expressionist Painting in America by William C. Seitz, and How New York Stole the Idea of Modern Art: Abstract Expressionism, Freedom, and the Cold War by Serge Guilbaut, in Times Literary Supplement, October 12, 1984, pp. 1155-1156
Jasper Johns Drawings, 1954-1984 by David Shapiro, in Times Literary Supplement, September 6, 1985, p. 970
Palma il Giovane: L'Opera completa by Stefania Mason Rinaldi, in Art Bulletin, LXVIII, 1986, pp. 336-337
Veiled Images: Titian's Mythological Paintings for Philip II by Jane C. Nash, in Renaissance Quarterly, XXXIX, 1986, pp. 752-755
Giambattista Tiepolo: His Life and Art by Michael Levey, and Domenico Tiepolo: The Punchinello Drawings by Adelheid M. Gealt, in Times Literary Supplement, March 27, 1987, p. 333
Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Legend by Ernest Samuels, in The New Republic, July 13 & 20, 1987, pp. 35-40
Venetian Narrative Painting in the Age of Carpaccio by Patricia Fortini Brown, and Carpaccio e la rappresentazione di Sant'Orsola by Ludovico Zorzi, in Times Literary Supplement, October 21-17, 1988, p. 1178
The Genius of Jacopo Bellini by Colin Eisler, Giovanni Bellini by Rona Goffen, The Feast of the Gods: Conservation, Examination, and Interpretation by David Bull and Joyce Plesters, in The New Republic, March 12, 1990, pp. 30-34
Michelangelo Drawings: The Science of Attribution by Alexander Perrig, in Drawing, XIII, no. 5, Jan.-Feb. 1992, pp. 112-113
'Il Gran Cardinale': Alessandro Farnese, Patron of the Arts by Clare Robertson, in Times Literary Supplement, November 20, 1992, p. 12
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