Emeritus Professor of the History of Art
Professor Paul Joannides' main interests lie in the painting, sculpture, drawing and, to a lesser extent architecture of the Italian Renaissance. He has published extensively on such artists as Masaccio, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian and, to a lesser extent, on other major figures such as Fra Angelico, Botticelli and Leonardo. He has also published on French late eighteenth and early nineteenth century painting, and has a strong interest in the relations between literature and the visual arts in that period. His main publications are: Books: The Drawings of Raphael, Phaidon Press 1983; Masaccio and Masolino, Phaidon Press, 1993; Titian to 1518. The Assumption of Genius, Yale University Press, 2001; Michel-Ange, Ecole, Copistes, Inventaire des Dessins Italiens, Musee du Louvre Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 2003; Co-edited book, Reactions to the Master: Responses to Michelangelo in the sixteenth century, co-edited with Francis Ames-Lewis, Ashgate Press, 2003; Exhibition and Catalogue: Michelangelo and his Influence, exhibition of 68 drawings for the Royal Collection, circulated in three venues in the United States and two in the UK, October1996- April 1998, The National Gallery of Art, Washington and Lund Humphries, London, 1996; Raphael and His Age. Drawings from the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, exhibition of 57 drawings shown at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, 2002-2003. Published in English and in French by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Réunion des Musées, Drawings by Michelangelo and his followers in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, CUP, 2007.