Santa Clara University

Art & Art History
Phone: (408) 554-4407
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Room number: 832 Market St.

Kathleen Maxwell

Associate Professor

Educational Background

Ph.D. (with honors), The University of Chicago, Department of Art, 1986
M.A., The University of Chicago, Department of Art, 1977
B.F.A., Southern Methodist University, Department of Art &  Art History, 1974


ARTH 11A, 12A: Art, Power, and Propaganda
ARTH 11H, and 12H: Art, Power, and Propaganda
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 104: Greek Art and Architecture
ARTH 106: Art and Architecture of the Roman Republic and the Early Empire
ARTH 110: Early Christian and Byzantine Art
ARTH 112: Art of the Book
ARTH 114: Early Medieval Art
ARTH 116: Romanesque and Gothic Art
ARTH 193: Explore with Me Docent Program



Between Constantinople and Rome: An Illuminated Byzantine Gospel Book (Paris gr. 54) and the Union of Churches. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.


"Another Lectionary of the ‘Atelier’ of the Palaiologina, Vat. gr. 352." Dumbarton Oaks Papers 37 (1983): 47?58.

"Armenian Additions to a Greek Gospelbook: Brescia, Biblioteca Civica Queriniana A.VI.26." Revue des études Arméniennes 25 (1994-5): 337-352.

"A Textual Source for the Prophet Zone of the Parma Baptistry Cupola." Acts of the XVIIIth International Congress of Byzantine Studies, Selected Papers, Moscow 1991, vol. III: Art History, Architecture, Music, editors in chief: Ihor Sevcenko and Gennady G. Litavrin, corresp. ed.: W. Hanak (Byzantine Studies Press, Inc., 1996), pp. 180-192.

"The Lower Wall Lunettes of the Parma Baptistry: The Identity of the Subject of the Missing Lunette and Iconographical Connections with the Cupola Program." Arte Cristiana, January/February 87 (1999): 5-16.

"Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Codex Grec 54: Modus Operandi of Scribes and Artists." Dumbarton Oaks Papers 54 (2000): 117-138.

On-line Publication:

“The Iconography of the Narrative Cycle and the Evangelist Portraits of Paris, BnF, gr. 54,” is chapter 5 of my dissertation (Paris, Bibliothéque Nationale, Codex Grec 54: An Analysis of the Text and Miniatures.” This is the only chapter from the dissertation that is not addressed in my book.


Reviews (Solicited):

Review of Anthony Cutler, Aristocratic Psalters in Byzantium. Preface by André Grabar. (Bibliothèque des Cahiers Archéologiques, 13) Paris: Picard, 1984 in Speculum 62 (2) (1987): 406?408.

Review of Ioannis Spatharakis, The Left-handed Evangelist. A Contribution to Palaeologan Iconography. London: Pindar, 1988 in Byzantinische Zeitschrift (1992): 504?506.

Review of The Twilight of Byzantium, edited by Slobodan Curcic and Doula Mouriki. Princeton University Press, 1991 for Speculum 68 (4) (1993):1096-1098.

Review of Sirarpie Der Nersessian, Miniature Painting in the Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia from the Twelfth to the Fourteenth Century, jointly prepared for publication with Sylvia Agemian, with an Introduction by Annemarie Weyl Carr, 2 vols., Dumbarton Oaks Studies, vol. 31 (Washington, DC: 1993) for Speculum 72 (October 1997):1159-1162.

Review of Liz James, Light and Colour in Byzantine Art, Clarendon studies in the History of Art (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996) for The Medieval Review (on-line; September 1998).

Review of Thomas F. Mathews and Alice Taylor, The Armenian Gospels of Gladzor: The Life of Christ Illuminated (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2001) for The Medieval Review (on-line; August 30, 2002).

Works in Press:

“The Afterlife of Texts: Decorative Style Manuscripts and New Testament Textual Criticism.” In The After Life of Images. Essays in Honor of Annemarie Weyl Carr, ed. Lynn Jones (Farnham: Ashgate) (forthcoming spring 2014).

Work Submitted
Co-authored Chapter (with Annemarie Weyl Carr): “Illustrated New Testament Manuscripts and Gospel Books” for Byzantine Illustrated Manuscripts, a book in a new series to be published by Brill called “A Companion to Byzantine Studies” (Vasiliki Tsamakda, ed.).

Chapter: “Deluxe Greek Gospel Books and the T&T Mss. Clusters Tool from INTF” in The New Testament in Byzantium, eds. Robert S. Nelson and Derek Krueger in conjunction with Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Studies Symposium of
the same title (April 26-28, 2013), Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. (Harvard University Press). Submitted September 13, 2013

Curriculum Vitae

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