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Betsy Rosasco is an alumna of Smith College (B.A.) and New York University's Institute of Fine Arts, (M.A.; Ph.D.). After teaching for a year at Bryn Mawr College, she joined the Princeton University Art Museum in 1981. The Department of European Painting and Sculpture covers European art from the later Middle Ages to the modern period. Recent exhibitions in this area have included The Legacy of Homer: Four Centuries of Art from the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris(2005); Mir Isskustva: Russia's Age of Elegance (2006); and A Painting in Context: Pietro da Cortona's Saint Martina Refuses to Adore the Idols (2007). Betsy’s publications include The Sculptures of the Château of Marly during the Reign of Louis XIV (New York and London, 1986), and with Norman Muller and James Marrow, Herri met de Bles: Studies and Explorations of the World Landscape Tradition (Tournhout, 1998). Recent articles include “The Mystical Crucifixion: A Dominican Picture” and “Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg’s Ulysses Fleeing the Cave of Polyphemus: A Painting by a Danish Student of Jacques-Louis David in 1812,” both in the Record of the Princeton University Art Museum(2003 and 2006 respectively), and “Two French Royal Sculpture Gardens: The Orangerie of Versailles and Jardin Haut of Marly,” inStudies in the History of Art (forthcoming).