Dr. Elisa Foster


About Dr. Elisa Foster

Dr. Elisa Foster specializes in late Medieval and early modern French art and architecture. She received her PhD from Brown University and has taught at Paris College of Art, Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Arlington, among others. Beginning in January, she will be a Lecturer in the John V. Roach Honors College at Texas Christian University.


Moses and Aaron come before Pharaoh, from the Golden Haggadah, c. 1320, Northern Spain, probably Barcelona (British Library, MS. 27210, fol. 1o verso)
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The Golden Haggadah