Karen Goodchild’s training is in 15th and 16th-century Italian art. Her current research intersects with, among other things, art theory, literature, gender and medical history. She has recently published articles on Giorgio Vasari and Agnolo Bronzino, and is writing a book reevaluating the Renaissance understanding of landscape painting.


Associate Professor of Art History

Coordinator, Gender Studies Program

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215 Daniel Building



Image: Piero di Cosimo, Death of Procris, c. 1490-1500

Image at left:


Italian, about 1565

Pen and brown in, and black

  chalk, with white


7 11/16 x 11 7/8 in.

Getty Museum collection