Santa Clara University

Department of Art and Art History
Phone: (408) 554-4594
Fax: (408) 554-4809
Room number: 852 Market St.

Blake de Maria

Chair, 2012-2015

Educational Background

Ph.D., Princeton University, Department of Art and Archaeology
M.A., Princeton University, Department of Art and Archaeology
Dissertation Title: The Merchants of Venice: A Study in Sixteenth-Century Cittadino Patronage

B.A., cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Art History

Teaching

ARTH 11a, 12a: Mediterranean Encounters
ARTH 21: Introduction to the Arts of Ancient and Medieval Europe
ARTH 22: Introduction to the Arts of Early Modern Europe
ARTH 23: Introduction to the Arts of the Later Modern West
ARTH 24: Introduction to the Arts of the Middle East
ARTH 120: 15th-Century Florentine Art
ARTH 121: Venice and the Other Renaissance
ARTH 128: 17th-Century Italian Painting and Sculpture
ARTH 164: Islamic Art, 600-1350 CE

Representative Publications

Reflections on Renaissance Venice: Essays in Honor of Patricia Fortini Brown Co- Editor (Milan: Five Continents/Abrams, February 2013).

"Paolo Veronese and His Patrons," in Paolo Veronese from American Collections, ed. Virginia Brilliant (Sarasota, FL: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, January 2013).

Becoming Venetian: Immigrants and the Arts in Early Modern Venice. Yale University Press, New Haven and London.

Review of "Venice and the Veneto." Renaissance Quarterly, 62:3, Fall 2009.

"Multifaceted Endeavors: Considerations on Gems and Jewelry in Early Modern Venice" in Venice in the Renaissance: Essays in Honor of Patricia Fortini Brown, ed. Blake de Maria and Mary E. Frank, Milan, 2012.

"The Patron for Pordenone's Frescoes on Palazzo Talenti, Venice," The Burlington Magazine, vol. CXLVI.

Fellowships

Hamad Bin Khalifa Fellowship, Virgina Commonwealth University in Qatar, Travel Fellowship, 2009
Renaissance Society of America Research Grant
Gladys Krieble Delmas Research Grant

 
 
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