Posner, Donald

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POSNER, Donald

POSNER, Donald. American, b. 1931. Genres: Art/Art history. Career: Columbia University, New York, NY, assistant professor of art history, 1961- 62; New York University, New York, NY, began as instructor, 1962, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Professor of Fine Arts and deputy director, 1975-. Editor, Art Bulletin, 1968-71. Williams College, Williamstown, MA, Robert Sterling Clark Professor, 1973; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, William R. Kenan, Jr. professor, 1976-77. American Academy, Rome, Italy, art historian- in-residence, 1968. Publications: (with J. Held) Seventeenth- and Eighteenth- Century Art: Baroque Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, 1972; Annibale Carracci: A Study in the Reform of Italian Painting around 1590, 1972; Watteau: A Lady at Her Toilet, 1974; Antoine Watteau, 1984; (Coauthor) Robert Leh- mann Collection VII: Fifteenth- to Eighteenth-Century European Drawings, 1999. Address: c/o Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1 East 78th St., New York, NY 10021, U.S.A.