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Department of 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.

Emeritus Professor of Art History
Professor Paul  Joannides

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