Colin Eisler(on sabbatical fall 2017, on leave fall 2018)
Robert Lehman Professor of Fine Arts
PhD Harvard University 1955
Early Netherlandish, French and German Art
History of Collecting
Jewish art issues
The Italian Altarpiece
German Fifteenth Century Art
The Art of Jan van Eyck, Attitudes to art in the Old Testament
Collecting Old Master Drawings in America before World War I
"Fit for a Royal Heart?: A French Renaissance Relief." Metropolitan Museum Journal 38 (2003): 145-156.
"Giorgione's Tempesta, the first Venetian Capriccio?." Arte Veneta (Fall 2003).
Masterworks in Berlin: a city’s paintings reunited: painting in the Western World ,1300-1914.Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1996.
Dürer's Animals. Washinton: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990.
The Genius of Jacopo Bellini: the complete paintings and drawings.New York: H. N. Abrams in association with British Museum Publications, 1989.
Guggenheim Fellow, Senior NEH Fellow, Kress Fellow, Ford Fellow, CRB Fellow, Henry Fellow, Magdalen College Oxford, CASVA Fellow, Distinguished Visiting Professor George Washington University, Board of Drawing Center, Smith College Art Gallery, Wellesley College Art Museum, Conservation Committee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Israel Museum, Jewish Museum (Exhibitions Committee), Institute for Advanced Studies, Visiting Fellow.
Faculty: Special Appointments