Laura Valterio, M.A.

Wissenschaftliche Assistentin

Main Focus

  • Early modern material culture 
  • Material aesthetics and semantics
  • Image Theory 

Research Project

Striving for Eternity. Material Experimentation in Seventeenth Century Roman Painting

Publications (OPAC research)

Curriculum Vitae

Laura studied Art History and Classical Archeology at the University of Milan, where she graduated with a thesis on meaning and function of sculptural reduplication in ancient Roman art. From 2015 to 2018 she was a graduate fellow at the NCCR eikones – Iconic Criticism at the University of Basel and from 2019 to 2020 a Predoctoral Fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana. Her PhD project explores the use of non-traditional materials in seventeenth century Italian painting. Since 2019, she is a Lecturer at the University of Zurich.

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