Lynette Bosch

Professor of

Art History

Brodie 230
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Curriculum Vitae

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., Princeton University
  • M.F.A., Princeton University
  • M.A., Hunter College, CUNY
  • B.A., Queens College, CUNY


  • 2014 – Rothkopf Scholar Award, Lafayette College
  • 2009 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Research and Creativity
  • 2005 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Summer Seminar forCollege and University Professors, "Negotiating Cuban-American Identity in Philosophy, Literature and Art" Held jointly with, Jorge Gracia, Distinguished Professor, University of Buffalo, and Isabel Alvarez Borland, College of the Holy Cross
  • 2005 Daniel Silberberg Lecture, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
  • 2004 Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society
  • 1998-1999 - Bunting Institute Fellowship, Radcliffe College, Harvard University
  • 1998 Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities
  • 1997 Michael L. Walzer Research & Teaching Award, Brandeis University
  • 1991 New York State Decentralization Grant, SUNY, Cortland, N.Y. Arts council, lecture series on "Women, Art and Religion"
  • 1989 American Philosophical Society Research Grant
  • 1989 National Endowment for the Humanities, Travel Award
  • 1986 National Endowment for the Humanities Travel Award
  • 1986 American Council of Learned Societies Research Grant
  • 1984 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 1983 Fulbright/Spanish Government Grant, declined for an AAUW Fellowship
  • 1983 American Association of University Women Fellowship
  • 1979 Renaissance Society of America, Summer Paleography Workshop Grant, tuition and Support

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Books: Art, Liturgy and Legend in Renaissance Toledo: The Mendoza and the Iglesia Primada, Penn State Press, 2000 given the Eleanor Tufts Book Prize (2001) from the American Society of Hispanic Art Scholars
  • The Artistic Splendor of the Spanish Kingdoms: The Art of Fifteenth-Century Spain, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Exhibition Catalogue, with Judith Berg Sobre, 1996
  • Life Streams: The Cuban and American Art of Alberto Rey, SUNY Press, 2014, Co-Editor with Mark Denaci and Contributor
  • Cuban-American Literature and Art, SUNY Press, 2009, Co-Editors Jorge Gracia and Isabel Alvarez Borland, Contributor of Essay on Cuban-American Art
  • Identity, Memory and Diaspora: Voices of Cuban-American Philosophers, Writers, Poets and Artists, SUNY Press, 2007, Co-Editors: Jorge Gracia, Isabel Alvarez Borland, Lynette M.F. Bosch, Contributed Interviews/Essay on Cuban-American Artists
  • Cuban-American Art in Miami:Exile, Identity and the Neo-Baroque, Ashgate Books, 2004, Author
  • Ernesto Barreda: Contemporary Chilean Painter, Morgan Press, Santiago de Chile, 1996, Author
  • In Press: Agnolo Bronzino: The Muse of Florence, New Academia Press, forthcoming, Editor Liana de Girolami Cheney, Contributor of Chapters on The Chapel of Eleonora de Toledo and Bronzino's Paintings for Bartolomeo and Lucrezia Panciatichi
  • Work in Progress/Under Contract: Mannerism, Spirituality and Cognition: Vividity and the Meaning of Style in Italy, France and Spain
Fall 2015 Classes

ARTH 171:
F/Hist West Art:Prehist-Gothic

    A survey of the history of architecture, painting and sculpture within the Western tradition from the prehistoric through the gothic periods and an introduction to the process of art historical analys
    is. Offered once per year
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ARTH 203:
F/Renaissance Eur:ClassiclCult

    This course surveys Western European art in Italy, Spain, France, Germany and the Netherlands from the beginning of the Renaissance at the papal Court in Avignon to its fruition in Fifteenth Century F
    lorentine humanism. Connections between art and the changing role of the family, the development of nation-states, the increased importance and power of women in society and the new educational curriculum will be explored. Offered fall, even years
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