Ingrid D. Rowland

Ingrid D. Rowland  is a professor in the Department of History and the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame. Her many books include The Culture of the High Renaissance, From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town, and, with Noah Charney, The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art.

Bronzes for the Ages 

The little-known genius of Bertoldo di Giovanni

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Monday, December 02, 2019

Chalking It Up 

The ideas Michelangelo committed to paper were themselves glimpses of heaven

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

The Fantastical Little Dyer

Few artists could match Tintoretto’s mastery of color and form—or his sense of playfulness

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Monday, March 04, 2019

4 Popes, 4 Saints, One New Guy

Perhaps you’ve heard the news from Rome. But what does it really have to do with the man from Assisi?

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Monday, June 09, 2014

Strong but Quiet

The achievement of Andrea del Sarto

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Monday, June 08, 2015

Frances Ruth Keller’s The Contented Little Pussy Cat

A book that respects the intelligence of children

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Monday, November 23, 2015

Peaceable Kingdom

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Friday, September 01, 2006

More Sober To Say

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Monday, September 15, 2014

From Eternity to Here

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Thursday, August 25, 2011

Paint Fight

Two titans of art go head to head

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Friday, December 07, 2012

Heavenly Body

An artist’s pursuit of symmetry

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Thursday, March 01, 2012