Thomas Kren is an independent scholar and adjunct professor of art history at UC Santa Barbara. A specialist in medieval and northern Renaissance manuscripts, he founded the J. Paul Getty Museum's Department of Manuscripts in 1983. He recently retired from his position as associate director of collections. Jill Burke, a senior lecturer in art history at the University of Edinburgh, specialises in Italian Renaissance art. Stephen Campbell, the Henry and Elizabeth Wiesenfeld Professor and acting chair of the Department of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University, is a specialist in Italian art of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Andrea Herrera is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Birmingham. She teaches art history at Riverside City College and is a curatorial assistant at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
. . . fantastic, richly readable . . . --Tyler Green The Modern Arts Notes Podcast Elegant, exquisite, erudite, scholarly, informative, profusely and beautifully illustrated, exceptionally well organized and presented, The Renaissance Nude is an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to personal, community, college, and university library European Art History collections in general, and Renaissance Art History supplemental studies lists in particular. --Midwest Book Review Highly recommended. --Choice The most impressive of the recent deluge of books on the subject . . . Readable, informative and sometimes startling . . . --The Art Newspaper . . . destined to become a standard work in art history. . . --frieze