Maryan Ainsworth has been appointed the Kress-Beinecke Professor at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA) at the National Gallery in Washington. This professorship is made possible by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation and by a new endowment in honor of Frederick Beinecke, in recognition of his distinguished service on the Board of the National Gallery. Maryan’s tenure will be from mid-September to mid-May. Her research projects while at CASVA will comprise her continuing work on the online catalogue entries of the Met’s early Netherlandish paintings as well as a book that she is writing to complement the entries. She also will be engaged with the group of seven predoctoral Fellows at CASVA.
Maryan has recently published the following book of case studies for which she is the editor and a contributor: Workshop Practice in Early Netherlandish Painting: Case Studies from Van Eyck through Gossart. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017.