B.A., Art History and History, College of William and Mary, 2008
M.A., History of Art and Architecture, New York University, 2010
John's specialty is Dutch art of the Golden Age, with specific interests in portraiture, prints and drawings, and the history of collecting works on paper. He has previously written on the Amsterdam portraitists Thomas de Keyser and Nicolaes Eliasz. Pickenoy and is currently preparing a dissertation on the drawings of Cornelis Visscher, the first inquiry that takes the artist's drawn works as its focus. John will be in residence at the Morgan Library and Museum during the 2012-13 academic year as the Samuel H. Kress Pre-Doctoral Fellow through the Drawing Institute. While there, he will be working on a chapter of his dissertation that focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century interest in Visscher and his works.