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Catherine Levesque

Associate Professor of Art History

Office: Andrews Hall: Suite 210B
Phone: (757) 221-2536
Email: [[cmleve]]
Areas of Specialization: Dutch Baroque Art, Netherlandish Art, Italian Renaissance Art


B.A. Barnard College, Columbia University

M.A. Columbia University

Ph.D. Columbia University


In 2006 Catherine Levesque gave several talks: “ ‘Fantasy’ and ‘Science’ in Pieter Bruegel’s Magpie on the Gallows” College Art Association, Boston, February, 2006; “Flowers, Bugs, and Beesties: Northern Still Life Paintings in the Medici Collection,” in Still Life Painting from the Medici Collections, a Symposium at the Muscarelle Museum, The College of William and Mary, 2006: and “The ‘True Copy’: Imitation and Truth in Pieter Bruegel’s Landscape with a Magpie on the Gallows,” in, Looking Backwards: the Meaning of Copying, Historians of Netherlandish Art, Baltimore, November, 2006. She continues to work on her book project Wilderness Places: the Nature of Landscape a study that explores artists’ role in shaping a new vision of nature in the years around 1600.