Dempsey, Charles (Gates)

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DEMPSEY, Charles (Gates)

DEMPSEY, Charles (Gates). American, b. 1937. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Educator and art historian. American Academy, Rome, Italy, fellow in the history of art; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, 1965-80, began as assistant professor, became professor of history of art, chair, 1975-80; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, professor of Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, 1980-; Johns Hopkins Center for Italian Studies, Florence, Italy, director of studies, 1980-85. Visiting professor in the United States, France, and Australia; served on boards and advisory panels. Publications: Annibale Carracci and the Beginnings of Baroque Style, 1977, rev. ed, 2000; La galerie des Carrache, 1984; The Portrayal of Love: Botticelli's Primavera and Humanist Culture at the Time of Lorenzo the Magnificent, 1992; Annibale Carracci, the Farnese Gallery, 1995; (with E. Cropper) Nicolas Poussin: Friendship and the Love of Painting, 1996; (ed. and author of intro) Quattrocento Adriatico: Fifteenth-century Art of the Adriatic Rim (colloquium), 1996; Inventing the Renaissance Putto, 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals and journals. Contributor to English and foreign-language books. Address: Dept. of the History of Art, Mergenthaler Hall, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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