Corpus of Early Netherlands Paintings. Los Angeles Museums, co-authored with Catherine
Metzger. (Brussels: Centre d’étude de la peinture du quinzième siècle dans les Pays-Bas
méridionaux et la principauté de Liège, 2014).
Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot, co-authored with Dena Woodall (Houston:
Museum of Fine Arts, distributed by Yale University Press, 2013).
In and Out of the Marital Bed: Seeing Sex in Renaissance Art (London: Yale University Press,
Reviewed in Art Newspaper, BBC History Magazine, caareviews, Choice (highly recommended), Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Eroticreview, Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter, The Journal of the History of Sexuality, Medieval Feminist Forum, Notes on Early Modern Art, Oxford Art Journal, Renaissance Quarterly, The Scotsman (4 stars), Sixteenth Century Studies Journal, Speculum, Studies in Iconography, Times Literary Supplement, and Washington Post (short notice).
Picturing Yiddish: Gender, Identity, and Memory in Illustrated Yiddish Books of Renaissance
Italy. Brill Series in Jewish Studies, 36 (Leiden: Brill, 2004).
Reviewed in Renaissance Quarterly, Shofar, Journal for the Study of Judaism, EAJS newletter, Jewish Quarterly Review, and Jewish History (11 page review).
Images of Rape: The "Heroic" Tradition and its Alternatives (Cambridge: Cambridge University
One chapter translated into Chinese in Pantheon Without Gods: Reinterpreting Renaissance Culture, (Guangzhou, China: Lingnan Publishing House, 2004), 82-97.
Reviewed in Aftonbladet, The Art Book, Art Bulletin, caa.reviews, Forum for Modern Language Studies, Gateway, Historians of Netherlandish Art Newsletter, The Journal of the History of Sexuality, Medieval Feminist Forum, National Art Education Association, Parergon, Renaissance Quarterly, Simiolus, Sixteenth Century Journal, Speculum, Woman’s Art Journal, The Women’s Review of Books, and Zeitschrift für Germanistik.
Featured in article in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
The Beginnings of Netherlandish Canvas Painting (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
First printing, 1989. Second printing, 1990.
Reviewed in Burlington Magazine, Country Life, Durham University Journal, International Journal of Museum Management and Curatorship, Renaissance Quarterly, Revue belge d’archéologie et d’histoire de l’art, Speculum, Textilforum, and Times Literary Supplement (London).
New Studies on Old Masters: Essays in Renaissance Art in Honour of Colin Eisler, co-edited
with John Garton, (Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies. Essays
and Studies, 26, 2011).
Reviewed in Sixteenth Century Studies
Money, Morality, and Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, co-edited with
Juliann Vitullo (Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate, 2010).
Reviewed in Renaissance Quarterly, Economic History Review
Framing the Family: Narrative and Representation in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods,
co-edited with Rosalynn Voaden. (Tempe: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies,
Peace and Negotiation: Strategies for Co-Existence in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
(Turnhout: Brepols, 2000).
Reviewed in Deutsches Archiv für Erforschung des Mittelalters, History, The Medieval Review, Parergon, Year’s Work in English Studies, Sixteenth Century Journal, and Moyen Âge.
Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal, published by the University of Maryland
and Arizona State University.
Co-editor, Vols. I-VI, 2006-2011
Council of Editors of Learned Journals, Honorable Mention, Best New Journal Award, 2009
Council of Editors of Learned Journals, Voyager Award, 2013
Member, Editorial Board, 2004-5, 2011-present
Journal was reviewed in Times Literary Supplement (Oct. 31, 2014)..
Series Editor [with Madeline Caviness, Eva Frojmovic (Managing Editor), and Catherine
Harding], Visualizing the Middle Ages, (Leiden: Brill), 2007-present.
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and
Member, Editorial Board, 1997-present.
Associate Director, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1996-97.
Explorations in Renaissance Culture, Member, Editorial Board, 1995-2004.
PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS
2016 “Complicating Medieval Anti-Semitism: The Role of Class in Two Tales of Christian
Violence against Jews" Gesta 55.1 (Spring 2016): 105-27.
2016 “Beyond Human: Visualizing the Sexuality of Abraham Bosse's Mandrake,” in
Renaissance Posthumanism, edited by Joseph Campana and Scott Maisano (Fordham
University Press), pp. 221-52.
2015 “A Yiddish Minhagim Manuscript,” in Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink: Jewish
Illuminated Manuscripts, ed. by Marc Michael Epstein (Princeton: Princeton University
Press), pp. 225-28. Finalists in the Scholarship category, and WINNER in the Visual
Arts category of the National Jewish Book Awards.
2013 “Household Help: Early Modern Portraits of Female Servants,” Early Modern Women: An
Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 8, 5-52 . Reviewed in Times Literary Supplement, Economic
History Review (Feb. 2015).
2013 “Paupers,” “Introduction” (co-authored with Dena Woodall), and ten catalogue entries in
Princes and Paupers: The Art of Jacques Callot, ed. by Diane Wolfthal and Dena
Woodall (Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, distributed by Yale University Press), 2-11,
26-40, 74-75, 94-95, 100-107, 116-121, 128-137.
2012 “Sin or Sexual Pleasure? A Little-Known Nude Bather in a Flemish Book of Hours,” in
The Meanings of Nudity in Medieval Art, ed. by Sherry Lindquist (Aldershot: Ashgate
2012 “The Sexuality of the Medieval Comb,” in Exploring the Thresholds of Medieval Visual Culture, ed. by Elina Gertsman and Jill Stevenson (Woodbridge: Boydell Press), 176-94.
2011 “Religious Devotion, Aristocratic Status, and Crusading Fervor in Rogier van der
Weyden’s Diptych of Philippe de Croÿ,” in New Studies on Old Masters: Essays in
Renaissance Art in Honor of Colin Eisler, co-edited by John Garton and Diane Wolfthal
(Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies), 105-23.
2011 “Yiddish Book Illustration,” in The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish
Culture, ed. Judith R. Baskin (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 37-38.
2010 "Introduction" and “Trading Values: Negotiating Masculinity in Early Modern Europe”
in Money, Morality,and Culture in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, co-authored
and co-edited by Juliann Vitullo and Diane Wolfthal (Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate
Press), 1-10, 155-96.
2009 “La Donna alla finestra: Desiderio sessuale lecito e illecito nell’Italia rinascimentale,” in
Sesso nel Rinascimento: pratica, perversione e punizione nell' Italia rinascimentale, ed.
Allison Levy (Florence: Le Lettere), 57-71.
English reprint: "The Woman in the Window: Licit and Illicit Sexual Desire in Renaissance Italy," in Sex Acts: Practice, Performance, and Perversion in Early Modern Italy, ed. by Allison Levy (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010), 57-75.
2007 “Florentine Bankers and Flemish Friars: New Light on the Patronage of the Portinari
Altarpiece,” in Cultural Exchange between the Netherlands and Italy, ed. by Ingrid
Alexander-Skipnes (Turnhout: Brepols), 1-21.
2007 “Writing the History of Hugo van der Goes,” Center 26: Record of Activities and
Research Reports, June 2005-August 2006 (Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art),
2006 “Renaissance Fingerpainting,” in Colloque XV pour l’étude du dessin sous-jacent et de
la technologie dans la peinture. Bruges, 11-13 septembre 2003, ed. by Hélène
Verougstraete and Jacqueline Couvert (Leuven: Peeters), 91-97.
2005 "Introduction" and “Marriage and Memory: Images of Marriage Ritual in Early Yiddish
Books of Customs,” in Framing the Family: Narrative and Representation in the
Medieval and Early Modern Periods, ed. by Rosalynn Voaden and Diane Wolfthal
(Tempe: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies), 1-15, 245-272.
2004 “Picturing Same-Sex Love: Images by Petrus Christus and the Housebook Master,” in
Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality and Sight in Medieval Text and Image, ed. by Robert
Mills and Emma Barker (Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan), 17-46.
2003 “From Margarethe van Eyck to Agnes van den Bossche: Writing the History of Early
Netherlandish Female Painters,” in Essays on Women Artists “The Most Excellent,” ed.
by Liana Cheney (Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press), I, 19-40.
2002 “Imaging the Self: Representations of Jewish Ritual in the Paris Sefer Minhagim,” in
Imagining the Self, Imagining the Other: Visual Representation and Jewish-Christian
Dynamics in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Period, ed. by Eva Frojmovic (Leiden:
2002 “Ritual and Representation in a Yiddish Book of Customs,” in Race-ing Art History: A
Critical Anthology, ed. by Kymberly N. Pinder (London: Routledge), 21-36.
2002 "Remembering Amalek and Nebuchadnezzar: Jewish Culture and Symbolic Violence in
an Italian Renaissance Yiddish Book of Customs," in Artful Armies, Beautiful Battles:
Art and Warfare in Early Modern Europe, ed. by Pia Cuneo (Leiden: Brill), 181-211.
2000 "Witches and Old Women: Interrogating the Paradigm of Beauty as Virtue," in Attending
to Early Modern Women: Crossing Boundaries, ed. by Joan Donawerth and Adele Seefe
(Newark: University of Delaware and London: Associated Presses), 120-22.
1999 Copper as Canvas: Two Centuries of Masterpiece Painting on Copper, 1525-1775
(Oxford: Oxford University Press), catalogue entries on Osias Beert I, Gerard ter Borch,
Karel Dujardin, Frans van Mieris I, Rembrandt van Rijn, and Jan Verkolje, I, 139-44,
181-3, 206-8, 237- 40, 259-61, 300-3.
1998 "Women's Voice and Women's Community in Erhard Schön's How Seven Women
Complain about their Worthless Husbands" in Attending to Women in the Early Modern
Period, ed. by Adele Seefe and Susan Amussen (Cranbury, NJ and London: Associated
University Presses), 17-54.
1998 "'Douleur sur toutes autres': Revisualizing the Rape Script in the 'Epistre Othea' and 'Le
Livre de la Cité des Dames'," in Christine de Pizan and the Categories of Difference, ed.
by Marilynn Desmond (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press), 41-70.
1993 "A Hue and a Cry: Medieval Rape Imagery and its Transformation," Art Bulletin, LXXV,