Ann Sutherland Harris

BA (1961) and PhD (1965), University of London (Courtauld Institute, History of Art)

118B Frick Fine Arts Building

Phone 412-648-2408

E-mail: ash@pitt.edu


European painting, drawing, and sculpture, 1500–1700, especially by Italian and French artists; women artists, 1500–1800 and 20th century; images of women, 1500–1700; history of landscape painting, 1500–1700.


Italian Renaissance (1400–1600); 16th-century Italian painting; European 17th-century art and architecture; Dutch and Flemish painting in the 17th century; European 18th-century painting; art and politics in 17th-century Rome; research methods; history of criticism, 1500–1700; seminars on Bernini and Italian 17th-century sculpture; Caravaggio and the Carracci: reform and revolution in Rome and Bologna, 1580–1620; drawing in 17th-century Europe: function and fame.

Selected Publications

Andrea Sacchi, London: Phaidon, 1977; Selected Drawings of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, New York: Dover, 1977; [with Linda Nochlin], Women Artists, 1550–1950, Los Angeles County Museum et al., 1976–77; AliceNeel:Paintings1933–1982, Loyola Marymount University Art Gallery, Los Angeles, 1983;Landscape Painting in Rome, 1595–1675, New York: Richard L. Feigen Gallery, 1985; Seventeenth-Century Art and Architecture, London and East Rutherford, N.J., 2004.


Grants from the Guggenheim and Ford Foundations, NEA, NEH, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and J. Paul Getty Museum. Also:


Mademoiselle Magazine Woman of the Year  (with Linda Nochlin for the exhibition, WomenArtists, 1550–1950).


Honorary Doctor of Arts, Eastern Michigan University.


Pittsburgh YWCA Woman of the Year in the Arts.


Honorary Doctor of Humanities, Atlanta College of Art    

Current Project(s)

Completion of catalogue of drawings and paintings by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and articles on aspects of drawing practice by the Carracci and their circle.

Personal Web Page

Complete CV available at www.pitt.edu/~arthome/faculty/harris.