Debra Pincus
Independent Scholar / Art Historian

Epigraphy and Calligraphy: The Lure of the Letter in Renaissance Venice; Tomb of Dante in Ravenna; Byzantium in Renaissance Venice.

Recent Publications:
"Dante Speaks from the Tomb. The Epitaph on the Monument in Ravenna and Veneto Epigraphy," in: Molly Bourne and A. Victor Coonin, eds., Encountering the Renaissance. Celebrating Gary M. Radke and 50 Years of the Syracuse University Graduate Program in Renaissance Art, Ramsey, N.J., 2016, pp. 293-308.

"Pietro Bembo of Ca' Bembo: From Failed Politician to Man of Letters," Atti, International Conference, Padua, Italy, Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, 2013, pp. 69-82.

"Bellini and Belliniana: the Issue of Signatures. Four Case Studies," in Artists' Signatures from Antiquity to the Present, ed. Nicole Hegener, Petersberg, Germany, 2013, pp. 192-203.

"Signatures of the Lombardo Workshop," Artibus et Historiae 68 (2013), special issue in honor of Peter Humfrey, pp. 161-174.

"The Humanist and the Poet: Bernardo Bembo's Portrait of Dante," in Patronage and Renaissance Sculpture, Surrey, England, 2010, ed. Kathleen Wren Christian and David J. Drogin, Surrey, England, 2010, pp. 61-94.

"Venice and its Doge in the Grand Design: Andrea Dandolo and the Fourteenth-Century Mosaics of the Baptistery," in San Marco, Byzantium and the Myths of Venice, ed. Paul Magdalino and Robert Nelson, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 245-271.

Forthcoming Publications:
"Calligraphy, Epigraphy and the Paduan-Venetian Culture of Letters in the Early Renaissance," Papers of the session, Art in Venice and Padua: Distinctions and Cross-Currents, RSA, Berlin, 2015, in: Brigit Blass-Simmen and Stefan Weppelmann, eds., Padua and Venice. Transcultural Exchange in the Early Modern Age (De Gruyter, Berlin, 2018).

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