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Dr. Peter M. Lukehart to Speak about Women's Roles in the Accademia di San Luca in the 17th century

Author: Carin Whitney

On Tuesday, April 12, Art History welcomes Dr. Peter M. Lukehart, Associate Dean for the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art, who will present an in-person talk: By Honor or by Merit: Women in the Accademia di San Luca, 1600-1700.

Dr. Lukeheart will assess the roles women played within the Accademia di San Luca by addressing contested ideas about the levels of participation and membership existing for academicians of either gender throughout the seventeenth century.

The talk will take place in Tyler B004. Click here for more information.

Photo: Mattia de’Rossi, Funerary Monument of Giovanna Garzoni on the counterfaçade of the Church of Santi Luca e Martina, Rome,  c. 1698 (Photo: Peter M. Lukehart)