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Sarah Blake McHam Longer List of Publications


Books:

Pliny and the Artistic Culture of the Italian Renaissance: The Legacy of the Natural History, Yale University Press, 2013

Looking at Italian Renaissance Sculpture (Cambridge University Press, 1998; paperback edition, 2000)

The Chapel of St. Anthony at the Santo and the Development of Venetian Renaissance Sculpture (Cambridge University Press, 1994)

Central Italian Sculpture, 1400-1500:  An Annotated Bibliography, Boston, G.K. Hall, 1986

The Sculpture of Tullio Lombardo; Studies in Sources and Meaning, New York, Garland Press, 1978

Book Chapters

“Antiquity as Cultural Capital in the Age of Giorgione,” Venice in the Renaissance: Essays in Honor of Patricia Fortini Brown, ed. Mary Frank and Blake de Maria, Milan: Five Continents, 2013, 83-93

"Padua, Bassano, and Treviso," Venice and the Veneto, ed. Peter Humfrey, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 207-251.

Structuring Communal History through Repeated Metaphors of Rule. The Interior Decoration of the Palazzo della Signoria, Renaissance Florence: A Social History, eds. Roger Crum and John T. Paoletti, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006, 104-37; paperback edition, 2008.

“Establishing the Space and Imagery of the State - II: The Interior Decoration of the Palazzo della Signoria,” Re-Visioning the Renaissance City: Art, Patronage, and the Dynamics of Space, eds. Roger Crum and John T. Paoletti, Cambridge University Press, 2002

“The Sculptural Decoration of S. Maria dei Miracoli,” in  S. Maria dei Miracoli, ed. Mario Piana and Wolfgang Wolters, Venice, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere, ed Arti, 2001

“The Role of Pliny’s Natural History in the Sixteenth-Century Redecoration of the Piazza of San Marco, Venice,”Diverse Approaches to the Representation of Classical Mythology in Art, eds. Luba Freedman and Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich, Wege zum Mythos. Ikonographische Repertorien zur Rezeption des antiken Mythos in Europa, Beiheft III', Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag, 2001, 89-105

“Introduction to the Issues, Critical Methods, and Historiography Concerning Italian Renaissance Sculpture,” in  Looking at Italian Renaissance Sculpture, ed. Sarah Blake McHam, Cambridge University Press, 1998, 1-17

“Public Sculpture in Renaissance Florence,” in  Looking at Italian Renaissance Sculpture, ed. Sarah Blake McHam, Cambridge University Press, 1998, 149-88

“The Cult of St. Anthony of Padua,” Saints. Studies in Hagiography, Binghamton: Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, 1996, 437-66

“Donatello's High Altar in the Santo, Padua,” Verrocchio and late Quattrocento Sculpture, ed. Steven Bule et al., Florence: Casa Editrice Le Lettere, 1992, 259-69 (revised version of following article)

“Donatello and the High Altar in the Santo, Padua,” IL60. Essays Honoring Irving Lavin on His Sixtieth Birthday, Marilyn Aronberg Lavin, ed., New York: Italica Press, 1990, 75-89

“Donatello's Tomb of Pope John XXIII,” Life and Death in Fifteenth-Century Florence, Rona Goffen, Marcel Tetel, and Ronald Witt, eds., Durham: Duke University Press, 1989, 146 and 232-42

“La Decorazione cinquecentesca della Cappella dell'Arca di S. Antonio,” in Le Sculture del Santo di Padova, ed. Giovanni Lorenzoni, in the series, Fonti e studi per la storia del Santo a Padova, vol. VIII, 4, Vicenza, Neri Pozza, 1984, 109

Articles:

“Il Trionfo della chiesa: l’altare maggiore di Girolamo Campagna a San Giorgio Maggiore,” in press, Arte veneta

“Art in Renaissance Florence,” Oxford Bibliographies in Renaissance and Reformation, ed. Margaret King. New York: Oxford University Press (www.oxfordbibliographies.com)

“Reflections of Pliny in Giovanni Bellini’s Woman with a Mirror,” Artibus et Historiae 58, 2008, 1-15.

“Tomba come testamento: Il monumento funerario di Andrea Bregno,”Andrea Bregno: Il senso della forma, ed. Claudio Strinati and Claudio Crescentini, Rome: Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, 2008, 87-98.

“Giambologna’s Equestrian Monument to Cosimo I: The Monument Makes the Memory,” The Patronage of Sculpture in the Italian Renaissance, ed. Kathleen Christian and David Drogin, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009.

“La tomba del doge Giovanni Mocenigo: politica e culto dinastico,” Tullio Lombardo, scultore e archtetto nella Venezia del rinascimento, Atti del convegno di studi, Venezia, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 4-6 aprile 2006, ed. Matteo Ceriana, Verona: Cierre Grafica, 2007, 81-98.

“Now and Then: Recovering a Sense of Different Values,” Depth of Field, ed. Donal Cooper and Marika Leino, Bern: Peter Lang, 2007, 251-95.

“Oedipal Palimpsest, ” Source. Notes in the History of Art 27, no. 4(2008), 37-46.

"Renaissance Monuments to Favorite Sons," Renaissance Studies , 19, no. 4 (Sept. 2005), 458-486.

“Erudition on Display: The ‘Scientific’ Illustrations in Pico della Mirandola’s of Pliny the Elder’s Natural History,” Visualizing Medieval Medicine, 1200-1550, ed. Jean A. Givens, Karen M. Reeds, and Alain Touwaide, AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Science, Technology and Art, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006, 83-114. 

La Bottega dei Lombardo alla Cappella di Sant’Antonio e la teoria di Pomponio Gaurico, I Lombardo. Architettura e scultura a Venezia tra ‘400 e ‘500, ed. Andrea Guerra, Manuela Morresi, and Richard Schofield, Venice: Marsilio, 2006, 224-239.

"La Scultura esterna di Santa Maria dei Miracoli," in S. Maria dei Miracoli, ed. Mario Piana and Wolfgang Wolters, Venice, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere, ed Arti, 2003, 123-140.

"Donatello's Bronze David and Judith as Metaphors of Medici Rule in Florence," The Art Bulletin, LXXXIV, no. 2, March 2001, 32-47.

Entries on Pietro, Antonio, Tullio and Sante Lombardo, The Dictionary of Art,ed. Jane Turner, London, 1996, vol. 19, 551-61

“La Decorazione della Cappella dell'Arca di Sant'Antonio nella Basilica del Santo, Padova, e sue relazioni coll' arte antica,” Rivista di Archeologia. Supplementi 7. Congresso Internazionale Venezia e l'Archeologia, Gustavo Traversari, ed., 1988, 195

“Donatello's Dovizia as an Image of Florentine Political Propaganda,” Artibus et historiae, XIV (1986), 9-28

“The Cult of Mary Magdalen in Fifteenth-Century Florence and its Iconography,” Studi Medievali, 3rd series, XXVI, II, (1985), 685

“Titian's Paduan Experience and its Influence on his Style,” The Art Bulletin,  LXV (March 1983): 51-60

“Bugiardini's Holy Family in the Indianapolis Museum of Art,” Perceptions(Bulletin of the Indianapolis Museum of Art), II (1982): 7-16

“Tullio Lombardo's Double-Portrait Reliefs,” Marsyas,  XVI (1972): 67-86



   

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Current Interests & Research:

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Revival of antiquity in Renaissance art and literature

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Social and political context of painting and sculpture of the Venetian Empire and of Florence, especially patronage and religious practices.


Undergraduate Classes Taught:

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Age of Giotto, Masaccio and his Contemporaries

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Italian High Renaissance and Mannerist Art

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Venice: The City and its Art

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Italian Renaissance Domestic Art

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Italian Renaissance Sculpture


Graduate Classes Taught:

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"Venice, Verona and Padua"

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The Role of Italian Art and Architecture in the Promotion of New Saints, c. 1250-1450

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Secular Art in Italy, c. 1300-1520

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Public Sculpture in Renaissance Italy

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Relations among Painting, Sculpture, Illuminated Manuscripts and Books in Venice and the Veneto, 1440-1540

 




     

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