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 is also the chair of History of Art and Architecture and a member of the Center for the Study of the Early Modern World. She received a BA in art and literature from Antioch College in 1973, and was a printmaker and curator in San Francisco before returning in 1989 to study the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley.  She received her PhD in 1994, joining the faculty in the History of Art & Architecture at Brown University in that year.  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) and the editor of the digital project, The Theater That Was Rome.