Graylin Harrison, M.A.

Kress Fellow

Main Focus

  • Early Modern Italy
  • Death and commemoration
  • Material culture
  • History of Medicine
  • Modern and contemporary Naples

Research project

City of Skulls: Art, Ritual, and the Afterlife in Early Modern Naples

Curriculum Vitae

Graylin Harrison is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at Stanford University, and her research explores the art and religious culture of early modern Naples. She is currently working on a disserta-tion that investigates Neapolitan funerary art and death culture ca. 1500-1750, with particular emphasis on the seventeenth century. Prior to attending Stanford, Graylin completed her A.B. in Art History at Dartmouth College. She is currently a Kress Foundation Institutional Fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana.

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