Indiana University Bloomington

Department of Art History

Adelheid M. Gealt | Faculty

Adelheid M. Gealt Professor, Department of History of Art


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Ph.D. Indiana University


Adelheid Gealt has been director of the I.U. Art Museum since 1986. She has published extensively, particularly in the area of 18th century Venetian drawing. Her recent books include a co-authored volume, with George Knox on Domenico Tiepolo's drawings of Contemporary Life in Venice, published by Electa, 2005. In 2006 she co-authored a massive (866 page) book on Domenico Tiepolo's New Testament drawings, IU Press. This research and publication project received Guggenheim Foundation, Kress Foundation, New Frontiers; Kaplan Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts support. Her current research includes 17th and 18th century iconographic studies. She is also at work on a new exhibition based on the New Testament and its impact on European print makers.

Professor Gealt is also guest curator for an exhibition of Domenico Tiepolo's New Testament drawings which premiers at The Frick Collection, New York, October 24, 2006.

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