Dr. Shannon Pritchard

About Dr. Shannon Pritchard

Dr. Shannon Pritchard is Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana. She received both her Master’s Degree and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Continued areas of research include broader issues of the paragone in late sixteenth-century Florence, Caravaggio and his use of prints, and Giambologna’s role within the Accademia del Disegno in Florence.

South-side portal (detail), Church of Ste. Pierre, 1115-1130, Moissac, France (photo: Simon, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Lions, prophets, and saints—oh my! The richly ornamented entryway of Saint-Pierre welcomed weary pilgrims to Moissac.

Saint-Pierre, Moissac

Guido Reni, Aurora-detail
Aurora’s chariot brings forth a new day, but Reni’s classicism looks back to the art of ancient Greece and Rome.

Guido Reni, Aurora