Suzanne Scanlan

Visiting Lecturer
List 415, Tuesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm

Biography

Suzanne Scanlan specializes in the art and architecture of the Early Modern period and her research centers on women as artists, patrons and collectors from the Renaissance through the 20th century.  She is the author of Divine and Demonic Imagery at Tor de’Specchi, 1400–1500: Religious Women and Art in Fifteenth-Century Rome (Amsterdam University Press, 2018). In spring 2017, her co-authored article Death Did Not Become Her: Unconventional Women and the Problem of Female Commemoration in Early Modern Rome won the prize for Best Article from Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Her current book project entitled Esther Pressoir and Women of the Modern Art World will be published by Lund Humphries in 2023.