David A. Freedberg

On leave 2021-2022

Research Interests: Best known for his work on psychological responses to art, and particularly for his studies on iconoclasm and censorship, specialization in the history of Dutch printmaking, and in the paintings and drawings of Bruegel and Ruben, seventeenth century Roman art and to the paintings of Nicolas Poussin. Most recent work focuses on the history of science and on the importance of the new cognitive neurosciences for the study of art and its history.