Marcia Hall, Ph.D.

Marcia Hall

Marcia Hall, Ph.D.

Marcia Hall specializes in Italian Renaissance art. She received her Ph.D. in History of Art from Harvard. She has authored Renovation and Counter-Reformation; Color and Meaning; After Raphael; Michelangelo. The Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel; The Sacred Image. She is series editor of Artistic Centers of the Italian Renaissance. She edited and contributed to Rome in that series, and has edited six other volumes, including with Tracy Cooper, The Sensuous in the Counter-Reformation Church (forthcoming). The Sacred Image was awarded the book prize of the American Association of Italian Studies: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque Book, 2011. She has held three National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships, two Fulbrights, and fellowships at the Villa I Tatti, CASVA, and the Institute for Advanced Study. She is currently studying the materiality of color in sixteenth-century Italy.