Judith Oliver

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Judith Oliver

Professor of Art and Art History and Medieval & Renaissance Studies Emerita

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Art, Medieval and Renaissance Studies


BA, Mount Holyoke College 1969; MA, Johns Hopkins, 1971; PhD, Columbia University, 1976

Boston University, 1980-84

Medieval and northern Renaissance art history

Medieval manuscripts / the Low Countries, Britain, Germany, France

  • Singing with Angels: Liturgy, Music, and Art in the Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock (Brepols, 2007)
  • Principal contributor to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Walters Art Gallery vol. 1: France 875-1420 (1989) and Vol. 3: Belgium (1997)
  • Gothic Manuscript Illumination in the Diocese of Liege c. 1250-1330, 2 volumes. (Peeters, 1989)
  • In Beeld Geprezen. Miniaturen uit Maaslandse Devotieboeken 1250-1350 (Peeters, 1989)
  • Manuscripts Sacred and Secular: The Collections of the Endowment for Biblical Research and Boston University (Boston University, 1985)
  • Numerous academic articles

Newsletter editor and member of Board of Directors, International Center of Medieval Art 1995-98; College Art Association, Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize Committee 1994-97; College Art Association of America's Millard Meiss Publication Subvention 1987; Medieval Academy of America's Elliott Prize for best first article in the medieval field 1980

"Selected Old Masters from the Picker Art Gallery," a digital exhibition

Assistant Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 1977-80