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Dr Christa Gardner von Teuffel

Dr Christa Gardner von Teuffel is an art historian with special interests in Italian religious art. This academic year she is at The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington . Recent activities including a Visiting Professorship at The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti, Florence, where she organized a Study Day entitled High Altarpiece and Main Church Organ c.1440-c.1600: A Forgotten Partnership? She is collaborating on the multivolume study of San Lorenzo in Florence sponsored  by I Tatti.  Her main project at present is Raphael's altarpieces in preparation for the Prado/ Louvre Exhibition of the painter's late works.

 

PUBLICATIONS include:

“’The Child is Father of the Man’”: Some Renaissance Versions of the Traditio Clavium”, in Renaissance Studies in Honor of Joseph Conners, Louis A. Waldman and Machtelt Israёls eds., Florence 2012 (forthcoming).

“I contratti artistici: Esame e contestualizzazione”, in Mariangela Betti, Cecilia Frosini and Paola Refice eds., Ripensando Piero Della Francesca. Il Polittico Della Misericordia. Storia, studi e indagini tecnico-scientifiche, Florence 2012, pp. 71-84.

“Carlo Crivelli e l’introduzione della pala d’altare rinascimentale nelle Marche”, in Crivelli e Brera, exh. cat. Brera 2009, E. Daffra ed., Milan 2009, pp. 67-80

“Sassetta’s Franciscan Altarpiece for Borgo San Sepolcro: Precedents and Context”, in Machtelt Israëls ed., Sassetta’s Borgo San Sepolcro Altarpiece: Its making, meaning and function, 2009, pp. 211-229.

“Sassetta’s Franciscan Altarpiece at Borgo San Sepolcro: A Swan Song? ”, in Machtelt Israëls ed., Sassetta’s Borgo San Sepolcro Altarpiece: Its making, meaning and function, 2009, pp. 255-267.

“The Significance of the Madonna del Popolo in the Brancacci Chapel: Reframing Assumptions”, in Nicholas Eckstein ed., The Brancacci Chapel: Form, Function and Setting. Acts of an International Conference, Florence, Villa I Tatti, June 6, 2003, Florence 2007, pp. 37-51.

From Duccio’s Maesta to Raphael’s Transfiguration: Italian Altarpieces and their Settings, London 2005.

Contact by email: gardnervonteuffel@hotmail.com