Frances M. Gage
Campus Address: Upton Hall 308C
Frances Gage received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. Before arriving at Buffalo State she held curatorial and research positions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC and at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (at the National Gallery of Art) and she has received support from the American Philosophical Society, the Renaissance Society of America, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts.
Her broad teaching interests span European art and architecture from the thirteenth through the twentieth centuries. Her articles and essays on the art of Caravaggio and the Caravaggisti, landscape painting, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century art criticism, the figure of the amateur and on the history of collecting have appeared in Renaissance Quarterly, The Intellectual History Review and the volumes Da Caravaggio ai Caravaggisti (2009), The Accademia Seminars (2009) and Sacred Possessions: Collecting Italian Religious Art, 1500-1900 (2011). She is currently completing a book Painting as Medicine: Giulio Mancini and the Efficacy of Art in Seventeenth-Century Rome.