List of Contributors

H. Perry Chapman

H. Perry Chapman, Professor of Art History, University of Delaware, studied with Alison Kettering at Swarthmore College. She is author of Rembrandt’s Self-Portraits: A Study in Seventeenth-Century Identity and (as co-author) Jan Steen: Painter and Storyteller, as well as numerous essays on Dutch art and artistic identity. An editor of the Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek and former editor-in-chief of The Art Bulletin, her work has been supported by the Guggenheim Foundation, CASVA, and NEH.

Paul Crenshaw

Paul Crenshaw is Associate Professor of Art History at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, and is currently vice president of the Historians of Netherlandish Art. He is the author of Rembrandt’s Bankruptcy: The Artist, His Patrons, and the Art Market in Seventeenth-Century Netherlands (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and has contributed to various scholarly publications, exhibition catalogues, and journals in early modern studies. His forthcoming book with Amsterdam University Press is titled Calumny: Four Judgments in Rembrandt’s Art.

Stephanie S. Dickey

Stephanie Dickey holds the Bader Chair in Northern Baroque Art at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She is the author of numerous publications on Dutch art of the seventeenth century, centering on the art of Rembrandt and his circle, the cultural connotations of portraiture, the representation of emotion, and the history of printmaking.

Lawrence O. Goedde

Larry Goedde is Professor of Art History at the University of Virginia. His publications include Tempest and Shipwreck in Dutch and Flemish Art: Convention, Rhetoric, and Interpretation (Penn State Press, 1989), and more recently an essay surveying Renaissance and Baroque landscape traditions in A Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art (London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), and an online exhibition catalogue, “Traces of the Hand: Master Drawings from the Collection of Frederick and Lucy S. Herman” (http: //

Julie Berger Hochstrasser

Julie Berger Hochstrasser is Associate Professor of Early Modern Northern European Art at the University of Iowa. She earned her BA with distinction at Swarthmore College (studying with Alison Kettering) and her PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. The recipient of Fulbright, CASVA, and Burkhardt fellowships, she publishes widely on Dutch visual culture, including her book Still Life and Trade in the Dutch Golden Age (Yale University Press, 2007), and has traveled the globe exploring early modern interculturation.

Susan Donahue Kuretsky

Susan Donahue Kuretsky, Professor of Art on the Sarah Gibson Blanding Chair at Vassar College, received her AB from Vassar and an MA and PhD from Harvard. Recent publications include diverse articles on Rembrandt and printmaking in the seventeenth century and the 2005 exhibition catalogue Time and Transformation in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art (Poughkeepsie, Sarasota, Louisville). She has also published a monograph on the Dutch genre painter Jacob Ochtervelt and coauthored thecatalogue of Dutch paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Katherine Poole-Jones

Katherine Poole-Jones is Assistant Professor of Art History at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Her scholarship focuses on Medici grand-ducal patronage, specifically Ferdinando I (r. 1587–1609) and his connection to the family's chivalric brotherhood, the Order of Santo Stefano. Her current research interests include the artistic and cultural exchange between Italy and the Ottoman Empire during the early modern period, and more locally, public sculpture in St. Louis, and the city’s 1904 World’s Fair.

Lisa Rosenthal

Lisa Rosenthal is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is the author of Gender, Politics and Allegory in the Art of Rubens (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005) and co-editor, with Cristelle Baskins, of Early Modern Visual Allegory: Embodying Meaning (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007).

Wendy Sepponen

Wendy Sepponen is writing a dissertation on the Leoni and the relationship between Italian and Spanish sculptural and metallurgical traditions under the auspices of the History of Art Department at the University of Michigan. A recipient of the University of London’s Institute for Historical Research Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, she obtained her bachelor’s degree at Carleton College under the expert guidance of Alison Kettering, followed by a master’s from the University of Toronto.

Nina Eugenia Serebrennikov

Nina Eugenia Serebrennikov is Professor of Art History at Davidson College. She has published primarily on Pieter Bruegel the Elder and his circle, including an annotated bibliography of the artist in the Oxford University Press series “Renaissance and Reformation.” Presently she is completing a study of the transition in sixteenth-century landscape painting from the representation of a myriad of places to the depiction of continuous space.

Larry Silver

Larry Silver, Farquhar Professor of Art History at the University of Pennsylvania, previously taught at Berkeley and Northwestern.  A specialist in Northern European painting and graphics, he also served as President of the Historians of Netherlandish Art and the College Art Association, where he was also a founding editor of the online journal His recent book publications include: Rubens, Velázquez, and the King of Spain (2014; with Aneta Georgievska-Shine); Pieter Bruegel (2011); The Essential Dürer (2011; with Jeffrey Chipps Smith); Rembrandt’s Faith (2009; with Shelley Perlove); Marketing Maximilian (2008); Peasant Scenes and Landscapes (2006); and Hieronymus Bosch (2006).  He organized the print exhibitions Grand Scale (2008; with Elizabeth Wyckoff) and Graven Images (1993; with Timothy Riggs).

Eric Jan Sluijter

Eric Jan Sluijter is Professor Emeritus in the History of Renaissance and Early Modern Art at the University of Amsterdam and chair of the Amsterdam Centre for the Study of the Golden Age. He began his career as research fellow at the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (RKD) in The Hague and taught for many years at Leiden University. He has been a visiting professor at the Institute of Fine Arts (NYU), Yale University, and “La Sapienza” (Rome).

Linda Stone-Ferrier

Linda Stone-Ferrier, Professor and Chair of the Art History Department at the University of Kansas, has published on Rembrandt, landscapes, and genre imagery in The Art Bulletin, Art History, and elsewhere, including in the exhibition catalogue Gabriel Metsu (Dublin: National Gallery of Ireland; Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum; and Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art). Her current book project examines the neighborhood in seventeenth-century Dutch art and culture.

Elizabeth Sutton

Elizabeth Sutton is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Northern Iowa. She studied with Alison Kettering at Carleton College before completing her PhD under Julie Hochstrasser at the University of Iowa. The author of Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2012), she has also published articles on Dutch travel accounts and maps. Her next book, Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age, is forthcoming. She is currently working on the representation of animals in Dutch prints and paintings.