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.

Two Prophets and an Angel 

Looking back at one of Raphael’s most compelling studies, on the 500th anniversary of his death

by Ingrid D. Rowland | Tuesday, June 02, 2020

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