Name Karen L. Bowen
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Degree PhD in Art History
Brown University, 1995
Second Degree BA in Art History
Williams College, 1986
Professional Affiliation
Research/Current Projects I am currently investigating the following topics for Early Modern Europe:
  • Prices for engravings, etchings, and woodcuts, sold individually and in bulk;
  • International distribution networks for prints
  • Working relationships between printmakers and book publishers
  • Production of illustrated texts
  • Workshop practices and oeuvres of Antwerp-based printmakers, including Hieronymus Cock and Volcxken Diericx, Gerard de Jode, the Wierixes, the Galles, the Collaerts, Charles de Mallery, Abraham van Merlen, and Michiel Snijders
Time Period Interests Renassiance, Baroque
Area Interests Western Europe, Eastern Europe
Media Interests Book arts, Engraving, Etching, Letterpress, Relief printing