Cynthia Stollhans, Ph.D.
May O’Rourke Jay Endowed Chair in Art History and Religion
Tuesdays at 2 p.m. and by appointment
Ph.D., Northwestern University (1988)
Italian Renaissance Art; Baroque Art, Ancient Art; Women and Gender in Renaissance Art; Saints in Art
Mistresses as Art Patrons in Renaissance Rome; Women and Art; The Art of Rome
Publications and Media Placements
(Book) Cynthia Stollhans, St. Catherine of Alexandria in Renaissance Rome: Case Studies in Patronage (Ashgate, 2014)
(Book) Katherine McIver and Cynthia Stollhans, editors, Patronage, Gender and the Arts in Early Modern Italy. Essays in Honor of Carolyn Valone (Italica Press, 2015)
(Article) Cynthia Stollhans, “The Pious Act of an Impious Woman: The Courtesan Fiammetta as Art Patron inRenaissance Rome, “Katherine McIver and Cynthia Stollhans, editors, Patronage, Gender and the Arts in Early Modern Italy. Essays in Honor of Carolyn Valone (Italica Press, 2015), 231-247.
(Article) Cynthia Stollhans and Carolyn Valone, “Women and Their Coats of Arms in Early Modern Rome: Power and Identity,” Notes on Early Modern Art, Vol.4, No.1 (2017), 1-9.
(Article) Cynthia Stollhans, “Vannozza Cattanei: A Hotel Proprietress in Renaissance Rome,” Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 2015, 105-113.
Honors and Awards
Saint Louis University Woman of the Year (2013)
Professional Organizations and Associations
College Art Association; Renaissance Studies of American; Sixteenth Century Studies; and Italian Art Society