Anne Leonard

Lecturer, Department of Art History

Research interests include: French and Belgian art of the 19th century; Symbolism and Wagnerism; music in relation to the other arts; attention and modes of aesthetic experience; nationalism and internationalism.

Selected Publications

  • “The Musical Imagination of Henri Fantin-Latour,” in Rival Sisters: Art and Music at the Birth of Modernism, James H. Rubin, ed., forthcoming from Ashgate-Lund Humphries.

  • Co-editor (with Tim Shephard) and author, The Routledge Companion to Music and Visual Culture. New York: Routledge, 2014.

  • Co-editor (with Chelsea Foxwell) and author, Awash in Color: French and Japanese Prints, exh. cat. Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2012.

  • The Tragic Muse: Art and Emotion, 1700–1900, exh. cat. (Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2011).

  • “Internationalist in Spite of Themselves: Britain and Belgium at the Fin de Siècle,” in Internationalism and the Arts in Britain and Europe at the Fin de Siècle, Grace Brockington, ed. (Bern: Peter Lang, 2009), 225–46.

  • “Varieties of Attention: A (Mostly) Nineteenth-Century View,” in Looking and Listening in Nineteenth-Century France, exh. cat., Martha Ward and Anne Leonard, eds. (Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2007), 1–15.

  • “Picturing Listening in the Late Nineteenth Century,” The Art Bulletin 89, no. 2 (June 2007): 266–86.


Ph.D. Harvard University – Nineteenth-century art