Lisa Pincus

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research Focus

Seventeenth-century Dutch art; early modern science and visual experiment; representations of body and space.


Book project

  • Ambiguity’s Experiment: Carel Fabritius and the Remaking of Dutch Painting (working title)


  • In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias, eds. A.Golahny, M.M. Mochizuki, L. Vegara (Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press, 2006), Renaissance Society of America, Vol. LXI, No. 2, Summer, 2008.
  • Rembrandt’s Mother: Myth and Reality, eds., Christiaan Vogelaar and Gergrand Korevaar (Leiden: Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal, 2005), KUNSTFORM 7 (2007) no. 12.
  • Carel Fabritius 1622-1654, ed. Frederik J. Duparc, contrib. Gero Seelig and Ariane van Suchtelen (Zwolle: Waanders Publishers, 2004), KUNSTFORM  6 (2005) no. 12.


  • “Masculinity Bared: The Self-Portraits of Carel Fabritius,” Renaissance Society of America, Miami, Florida, March 2007
  • “Ambiguity and Its Adherents: Experiment in the Painting of Carel Fabritius,” Staatliches Museum, Schwerin, May 2005
  • “Anomalous Perspectives: The Northern View,”  Department of Architecture, University at Buffalo, Autumn 2004