shelley perlove, phD


Rembrandt’s Faith:
Church and Temple in the Dutch Golden Age

by Shelley Perlove and Larry Silver

Winner, Roland H. Bainton Prize

from the Sixteenth Century Society

Awarded to the best Art History book published in English during the preceding year, in the field of Art History research of the period 1450-1660

Finalist, Charles Rufus Morey CAA Book Award for the most distinguished book in art history published in any language in 2009




Shelley Perlove was awarded the

2011 Distinguished Research Award

from the University of Michigan, Dearborn


Invited Speaker

Rembrandt and the Jerusalem Temple

May 13, 2012, 6:00 pm

Tel Aviv University, at the invitation of Professor Yona Pinson


"Rembrandt's Faces: Passions of the Mind, Heart, and Soul,"

The Sylvia Druy lecture

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Thursday, June 7, 1:30-3:00 p.m.


“Rembrandt’s Images of Africans:

Dutch Colonization and the Protestant Mission,”

Renaissance Society of America

Washington, D.C.

March 22, 2012


“Images of Asians and Blacks in Early Modern Art,”

Chair, Renaissance Society of America

Chair of Session II

Washington, D.C.

March 22, 2012


Plenary Speaker

Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

Fort Worth, Texas

October 27, 2011

Kimble Museum


Rembrandt’s Faces of Jesus

Shelley Perlove and Larry Silver, co-authors of

exhibition catalog essay

Opening April 18, 2011

The Louvre, Paris, France

and continuing at the

Philadelphia Museum of Art

and the Detroit Institute of Arts.

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