Evelyn Lincoln

Evelyn Lincoln
Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Italian Studies
List Art Center


Evelyn Lincoln is an art historian specializing in the history of print culture and the book in the early modern period, with a special focus on Rome.  She has an appointment in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture and is a member of the Center for the Study of the Early Modern World. She received a BA in art and literature from Antioch College, and was a printmaker and curator in San Francisco before returning to study the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley.  She is the author of The Invention of the Italian Renaissance Printmaker (Yale UP, 2000) and Brilliant Discourse:  Pictures and Readers in Early Modern Rome (Yale UP, 2014), articles on early modern book illustration, and is editor of the digital humanities project, The Theater That Was Rome. She is currently writing a book about the illustration projects of the Parasole family in Counter-Reformation Rome.