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University of Delaware Library, 181 South College AvenueNewark, DE 19717<div class="ExternalClass2478718AB439422AAF6FC2576AD27031"><p><strong>Janis A. Tomlinson</strong> is Director of the University Museums and also serves as curator of exhibitions in Old College Gallery, where she has developed numerous exhibitions drawing from the university’s collections of paintings and works on paper, as well as loan exhibitions ranging from Etruscan antiquities to contemporary art. </p><p>Dr. Tomlinson’s scholarly expertise is the art of Spain, with particular emphasis on Francisco Goya y Lucientes. Her books include <em>Francisco Goya: The Tapestry Cartoons and Early Career at the Court of Madrid</em> (1989), <em>Goya in the Twilight of Enlightenment</em> (1992), <em>Francisco Goya y Lucientes</em> (2nd edition, 1999) and <em>Painting in Spain 1561-1828</em> (3rd printing, 2012); her books have been translated into Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai. She was the U.S. curator for Goya: <em>Images of Women</em> (Museo del Prado/National Gallery of Art, 2001-2), and has contributed as consultant, author, or lecturer to exhibitions of Goya’s work throughout the U.S., France, Spain, Germany, and Mexico. She was lead author of the catalogue for <em>Goya: Order/Disorder</em> (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2014).</p><p>Before becoming the first Director of Museums at the University of Delaware in 2003, Dr. Tomlinson was Director of Exhibitions and Cultural Programs at the National Academy of Sciences where she curated over twenty exhibitions focusing on the interrelation of sciences and the visual arts, including <em>The Beauty of Phenomena: Art in the Communication of Science</em> (also seen at the New York Hall of Sciences), and <em>The Art of Neuroscience: Image and Understanding</em>, featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition. Prior to her work at the Academy, Tomlinson held the Clark Professorship at Williams College and was also Associate Professor at Columbia University. Her awards include Fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the American Council of Learned Societies.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass638235223735456F97E6C32F480C93B7"><p>Lead author, <em>Goya: Order/Disorder</em>. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2014.</p><p><em>Painting in Spain 1561-1828</em>. London: Calmann and King, 1997; 2003, 2012. Commissioned for <em>Perspectives</em> series, distributed in U.S. by Abrams; with distribution in U.K. Translations: German (Dumont, 1997), Korean (2003), Chinese (2004).</p><p>"En busca del héroe: <em>Goya y Géricault," Goya en los años de la Guerra</em>, Madrid: Museo Nacional del Prado, 2008.</p><p>Lead author, <em>Goya</em>. Mexico City: MUNAL, 2005.</p><p>"State Galleries and the Formation of National Artistic Identity in Spain, England and France: 1814-1851," <em>Art, Culture and National Identity in Fin-de-Siècle Europe</em> eds. Michelle Facos and Sharon L. Hirsh. (New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 16-38.</p><p>Editor and lead author, <em>Goya: Images of Women</em>. Washington DC, distributed by Yale University Press, 2002.</p><p><em>Francisco Goya y Lucientes</em>. London: Phaidon, second edition in paperback, 1999. First edition, 1994).</p><p>"Goya and the Censors" in <em>Suspended License: Censorship and the Visual Arts</em> ed. Elizabeth C. Childs (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1997), 125-147.</p><p>"Evolving Concepts: Spain, Painting and Authentic Goyas in Nineteenth Century France,"  <em>Metropolitan Museum Journal</em> 31 (1996): 189-202.</p><p>Co-authored with Marcia Welles, "Picturing the Picaresque: <em>Lazarillo and Murillo's Four Figures on a Step" in The Picaresque: Tradition and Displacement. Hispanic Issues</em>, vol. 12. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1996.</p><p>Editor, <em>Readings in Nineteenth Century European Art</em>. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1996.</p><p><em>Goya in the Twilight of Enlightenment</em>. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992. Translations: Spanish: Ediciones Cátedra, 1993; Japanese: Showado, 2002.</p><p><em>Francisco Goya: The Tapestry Cartoons and Early Career at the Court of Madrid</em>. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989. Translation: Spanish: Ediciones Cátedra, 1993.</p><p><em>Graphic Evolutions: the Print Series of Francisco Goya</em>. New York: Columbia University Press, 1989.​</p></div>Selected Bios CVs/tomlinson-cv.pdfTomlinson, Janis A.302-831-8003<img alt="Janis A. Tomlinson" src="/Images%20Bios/People/Faculty/tomlinson-bio.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Director, Special Collections and Museums, University of Delaware Library; Professor, Art HistoryArt of SpainPh.D. University of Pennsylvania



From El Greco to Goya: Painting in Spain, 1561-1828Tomlinson, Janis A.Laurence KingLondon2012<p>​This richly illustrated book covers 250 years of painting in Spain, opening with art created at the splendid 16th-century court of Philip II, before turning to art and patronage in the cities of Toledo, Valencia, and Seville. It then returns to Madrid to explore the work at the 17th-century Habsburg court, before introducing the transitions brought by the Bourbon monarchy.</p><p>Janis Tomlinson traces the myriad influences reflected in the paintings of generations of artists from Sofonisba Anguissola, El Greco, Velázquez, and Zurbarán to the unique accomplishment of Francisco Goya.<br></p>

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