The Period Eye

Notes on Early Modern Visual Culture

October 27, 2021
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The U.S. Congress’s Portraits

Monograph release: Summer 2021 What Ever Happened to the U.S. Congress’s Portraits of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette?  Retracing the Events that Led to the Conflagration of the Capitol and the Loss of the Pictures on 24-25 August 1814 is a … Continue reading

January 1, 2021
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In Search of Marie-Antoinette

Monograph release: Spring 2019 In Search of Marie-Antoinette in the 1930s: Stefan Zweig, Irving Thalberg, and Norma Shearer is a scholarly monograph published by Palgrave Macmillan that follows Austrian biographer Stefan Zweig, American producer Irving Thalberg, and Canadian-American actress Norma … Continue reading

December 31, 2020
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Politics & Portraits

Anthology release: Spring 2019 Politics & Portraits in the United States & France during the Age of Revolution is an anthology of essays prepared by portrait scholars from the United States, Canada, France, and Germany and published by the Smithsonian … Continue reading