Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Fine Arts
PhD 1964, Princeton University
Spanish and New Spanish Painting, 1500-1800; History of Collecting; Art at European Courts, 17th Century.
Painting in Spain 1580-1700
The Late Goya
Historiography of Painting in New Spain
Devotional Imagery in Spain and Spanish America
Brown, Jonathan, and Luisa Elena Alcalá. Painting in Latin America, 1550-1820: From Conquest to Independence. Yale University Press, 2014.
In the Shadow of Velázquez: A Life in Art History. Yale University Press, 2014.
Murillo & His Drawings. Yale University Press, 2012.
Velazquez: Master and Masterpieces, April 2014, The Frick Collection, New York.
Series of 6 lectures for the Catedratico del Museo del Prado, 2012, Madrid.
Curator of "Mexico en el Louvre: Obras maestras de la Nueva Espana, siglos XVII-XVIII," Musee de Louvre, Paris, 2013.
Curator of “Pintura de los Reinos,” Museo Nacional del Prado; Palacio Real de Madrid; Fomento Cultural Banamex, Mexico City, 2010-11.
Co-Curator of "The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya," The Frick Collection, New York, 2010.
American Academy of Arts and Science
American Philosophical Society
Gran Cruz, Order of Alfonso X el Sabio (Spain)
Medalla de Oro de Bellas Artes (Spain)
Slade Professor of Fine Arts, Oxford University
Andrew W. Mellon Lecturer in the Fine Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington
A conservation with Jonathan Brown about his time as Director of the Institute
"Velázquez: Master and Masterpieces" at the Frick Collection.
Faculty: Special Appointments