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1: The Context: Social-Historical Factors in Artistic Production.
2: A Taxonomy of Art Patronage in Renaissance Italy.
3: Judaism and the Arts in Early Modern Europe: Jewish and Christian Encounters.
4: Religion, Politics, and Art in Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy.
5: Europe's Global Vision.
6: Italian Art and the North: Exchanges, Critical Reception, and Identity, 1400–1700.
7: The Desiring Eye: Gender, Sexuality, and the Visual Arts.
8: The Artist: Creative Process and Social Status.
9: The Artist as Genius.
10: Drawing in Renaissance Italy.
11: Self-Portraiture 1400–1700.
12: Recasting the Role of the Italian Sculptor: Sculptors, Patrons, Materials, and Principles for the New Early Modern Age.
13: From Oxymoron to Virile Paintbrush: Women Artists in Early Modern Europe.
14: The Object Art as Material Culture.
15: The Birth of Mass Media: Printmaking in Early Modern Europe.
16: The Material Culture of Family Life in Italy and Beyond.
17: Tapestry: Luxurious Art, Collaborative Industry.
18: The New Science and the Visual Arts.
19: Seeing through Renaissance and Baroque Paintings: Case Studies.
20: The Message: Subjects and Meanings.
21: Iconography in Renaissance and Baroque Art.
22: Renaissance Landscapes Discovering the World and Human Nature.
23: The Nude Figure in Renaissance Art.
24: Genre Painting in Seventeenth-Century Europe.
25: The Meaning of the European Painted Portrait, 1400–1650.
26: All the World's a Stage: The Theater Conceit in Early Modern Italy.
27: Intensity and Orthodoxy in Iberian and Hispanic Art of the Tridentine Era, 1550–1700.
28: The Viewer, the Critic, and the Historian: Reception and Interpretation as Cultural Discourse.
29: Historians of Northern European Art: From Johann Neudörfer and Karel van Mander to the Rembrandt Research Project.
30: Artistic Biography in Italy: Vasari to Malvasia.
31: With a Critical Eye: Painting and Theory in France, 1600–43 The Case of Simon Vouet and Nicolas Poussin.
32: The Italian Piazza: From Gothic Footnote to Baroque Theater.
33: Building in Theory and Practice: Writing about Architecture in the Renaissance.