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in Philosophy (A.B.D.), University of Michigan, 1972
Scholar, Rome, 1967-69 [research: The Paintings of Guglielmo
M. A., Oberlin
College, 1968 [thesis: Eugène Delacroix and Lord Byron]
B. A., Oberlin
- : Writer, curator, lecturer, consultant
- : Co-founder and Director of Tours, Washington Art Associates
1974-78: Exhibition Coordinator, Smithsonian Institution Traveling
1973-74: Instructor, University College, University of Maryland
1973 : Instructor, Summer Institute in Art
History for Secondary School
University of Maryland
1969-72: Assistant Professor of Art History, The University of Virginia
from the National Museum of American Art. Washington,
than Meets the Eye: The Art of Trompe l’Oeil. Columbus,
Museum of Art, 1985.
Sara Roby Foundation Collection: Varieties of American Realism,” in
Modern American Realism. Washington, D. C., National
American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987 (reprinted 1998).
The Figural Images of Theodore Robinson, American Impressionist.
Wisconsin, Paine Art Center, 1987.
“Portraits of Our Colonial Forebearers,” World & I (November
“Zola and the Old Masters,” in Emile Zola and the Arts,
1988; proceedings of
an international colloquium, Washington, D.C., Georgetown University,
October 16-19, 1986.
Samuel F. B. Morse. New York, Harry N. Abrams
(Library of American Art),
The American Collections: Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus
Art in association with Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1988 [with others].
“Samuel F. B. Morse’s New York Portraits, 1824-1829,” Antiques (November
“New World Instincts,” in America in Art. Santa
Barbara, California, Santa
Museum of Art (50th Anniversary Exhibition), 1991.
The Inquiring Eye: American Paintings. Washington,
D.C.: National Gallery
of Art, 1992.
“The Phillips Collection,” Antiques & Fine Art (May/June
“Two Portraits of Henri Herz by the Devéria Brothers,” Bulletin
of Michigan Museums of Art and Archaeology
(Volume IX, 1989-91; published 1993), 48-57 [with Charles Timbrell].
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Rooms of the U. S. Department of State. New York,
Harry N. Abrams,
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Art in the White House: A Nation’s Pride. New
York, Harry N. Abrams,
"Shared Ideals: Art and Society in France and America, 1776-1918," in
Discoveries! French Masterpieces from Saint-Etienne. Santa
California, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1992.
Review of William M. Harnett, by Doreen Bolger et al.,Winterthur Portfolio
(Summer/Autumn 1993): 179-85.
"Papal Rarities: Masterpieces from the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
at the National
of Art,” American Art Quarterly (Fall 1996).
“The Landscape of Nationalism,” in This Tranquil Land. Seattle,
1992-2002,” supplement to Art in the White House.
Washington, D.C.: White House Historical Association, 2002.
a Nation: Americana from the Diplomatic Reception Rooms, U.S.
Department of State. New York: Rizzoli, 2003 [with
United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art [co-author, Diane
Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 2003.
Greatest Man Living,” White House History 16 (Spring
Artists of the Italian Renaissance, 36 lectures for The Great Courses.
Chantilly, Virginia: The Teaching Company, 2004.
of European Art, 48 lectures for The Great Courses. Chantilly,
Teaching Company, 2005.
PUBLIC SERVICES AND HONORS:
- Committee for the Preservation of the White House, appointed by
Bush, 1990; reappointed by President Bill Clinton, 1993 and 1997,
George W. Bush, 2002.
- Member, Portrait Advisory Panel, U. S. Senate Commission on Art,
- Who’s Who in American Art
- Who’s Who in the East
- Art Consultant: Historical Atlas of the United States, Centennial
Geographic Society, 1988.
- Member, Advisory Board, Theodore Robinson catalogue raisonné project,
- Board, Pyramid Atlantic Gallery, 1994-96
- Scholar/Consultant, Corcoran Film / Washington Research Project, 2001-2002
- Member, National Advisory Committee, Art and The White House:
Presidential Selections 1960-2000, The William J. Clinton
Presidential Foundation, 2004-2005.
- Adjudicator for regional and national art competitions
- Guest Faculty, The American Arts Course, Sotheby’s Institute
1987 – present
- Lecturer on 48 European tours: for the Smithsonian Institution
National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Art Institute of Chicago,
and the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
- Seminar Director of 83 Seminars for the Smithsonian Institution
Associates Program on many aspects of European and
art from the Renaissance to the Twentieth Century
- College Art Association
- American Association of Museums
- Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington
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