Book Reviews and Forthcoming Paper by Associate Professor Jonathan Ribner

 Louis Janmot, The Ideal, from The Poem of the Soul,  ca. 1850-54


Associate Professor Jonathan Ribner has been active as a book reviewer and will present a paper this fall in Lyon, France. He has recently reviewed the following books:

Review of The Architecture of Steam: Waterworks and the Victorian Sanitary Crisis, by James Douet. Swindon: Liverpool University Press on behalf of Historic England and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023, The Burlington Magazine 165 (September 2023): 1045-46.

Review of Radical Picasso: The Use Value of Genius, by C.F.B. Miller. Oakland: University of California Press, 2022, The Burlington Magazine 165 (July 2023): 809-10.

Review of Courbet’s Landscapes: The Origins of Modern Painting, by Paul Galvez. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2022, Nineteenth-Century French Studies 51 nos. 3-4 (Spring-Summer, 2023).


Forthcoming in fall 2023

Review of The Presence of the Past in French Art, 1870-1905: Modernity and Continuity, by Richard Thomson. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2021, Nineteenth-Century French Studies.\

Review of Narrative Painting in Nineteenth-Century European Art, by Nina Lübbren. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2023, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide.

Ribner will present a paper, “Janmot and Delacroix: Perpendicular Lives” at a symposium at the Lyon Musée des Beaux-Arts (November 17, 2023) organized to coincide with an exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris: Louis Janmot: Le Poème de l’âme. He will review the exhibition and its catalogue for Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide (Spring 2024).