• Gulshan Muraqqa’: An Imperial Discretion 

    Bushra, Hamama Tul (2016)
    This thesis researches two folios (pages) from the Gulshan muraqqa’, an imperial album of the Mughal Empire. The two folios, The Poet and the Prince and A Buffalo Hunting a Lioness, are currently in the permanent ...
  • Lotte Reiniger’s career in animation and her first full-­‐length animated film, The Adventures of Prince Achmed 

    Asher, Alexandria N. (2015-03-23)
    Lotte Reiniger was the woman responsible for making the world’s first full-­‐length animated film, Die Geschichte des Prinzen Achmed (The Adventures of Prince Achmed, 1926). Along with her collaborators, she worked on the ...
  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s The Months: A Perspective 

    Erker, Nicholas Ryan (2015-06-02)
    In the year 1565, Antwerp merchant Nicolaes Jongelinck commissioned Pieter Bruegel the Elder to paint a series of paintings, The Months, for his suburban villa. Unfortunately, Jongelinck lost possession of the series of ...
  • Pieter Bruegel The Elder’s The Months: A Perspective 

    Erker, Nicholas R. (University of Missouri–Kansas City, 2014)
    In the year 1565, Antwerp merchant Nicolaes Jongelinck commissioned Pieter Bruegel the Elder to paint a series of paintings, The Months, for his suburban villa. Unfortunately, Jongelinck lost possession of the series of ...
  • Rubens' vision for the Luxembourg Palace 

    Newlands, Jennifer Lynn (2015)
    Marie de Medici commissioned a series of twenty-four paintings intended as an allegorical cycle of her life from the artist Peter Paul Rubens in 1622. This thesis proposes that the cycle does not have just one intention ...