Professor Emerita, The University of Melbourne, Australie.

Chercheuse accueillie à l'INHA en 2003. 

jaynie.a @ unimelb.edu.au


Jaynie Anderson is Professor Emeritus at the University of Melbourne. She was the Foundation Director of the Australian Institute of Art History at the University of Melbourne from 2009-2015 and Herald Chair of Fine Arts from 1997 to 2014. She is a fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities (FAHA), and past president of the International Committee of Art History (2008-2012), the Comité Internationale de l’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA). In 2015 she received from the President of the Republic of Italy, the knighthood of Ufficiale dell'Ordine della Stella d'Italia. 

Jaynie Anderson was educated at the University of Melbourne and Bryn Mawr College, Philadelphia, and was the first woman Rhodes Fellow at the University of Oxford. She has curated exhibitions at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, the Castello Sforzesco, Milan, the Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Milan, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, and the Old Treasury Museum, Melbourne, 2019-2020. She has been a visiting professor at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, the Centre for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, Washington, the Harvard Centre for Renaissance Studies, the Villa I Tatti and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice.  In the first half of 2003 she was an inaugural visiting fellow at INHA to continue research on Giovanni Bellini and Venetian sixteenth-century painting.

Her publications include: Giorgione: The Painter of Poetic Brevity (1997); Collecting, Connoisseurship and the Art Market in Risorgimento Italy: Giovanni Morelli’s Letters to Giovanni Melli and Pietro Zavaritt, 1866 - 1872 (1999); Tiepolo’s Cleopatra (2003); Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence. The Proceedings of the 32nd International Congress in the History of Art (2009); The Cambridge Companion to Australian Art (2011); Giuseppe Molteni in Correspondence with Giovanni Morelli - The Restoration of Renaissance Painting in mid nineteenth- century Milan (2014).  Her most recent books include: Unconstrained Passions. The Architect’s House as Museum in the Italian Past and the Australian Present (2016). The Invention of Melbourne. A Baroque Archbishop and a Gothic Architect (2019) and The Life of Giovanni Morelli in Risorgimento Italy (Italian edn. La vita di Giovanni Morelli nell’Italia risorgimentale (2019).