Sara Galletti

Sara Galletti

Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Universite de Paris IV-Sorbonne, Paris (France) 2004

  • Ph.D., Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Italy) 2004

  • M.Arch., Istituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (Italy) 1999

Overview

Sara Galletti received an M.Arch. from IUAV (Venice) and a joint Ph.D. in the History of Architecture from the Sorbonne (Paris) and IUAV. Her field of research is early modern architectural theory and practice, with a focus on 16th- and 17th-century Europe and the Mediterranean. She has published on secular and religious architecture, on Philibert de L'Orme, on the urban history of Paris, on the relations between space and social structures, as well as on the history of stereotomy.

Expertise

Early modern architecture, France 1500-1700, history of the profession of architecture

Projects

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In this book, I explore the history of stereotomy from a transnational, longue durée perspective across the Mediterranean Basin from the third century BCE—when the... read more »
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The project focuses on the impact of water on the demographic, social, architectural, and urban development of the city of Paris through time. The project is concerned with... read more »
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L’histoire du palais du Luxembourg, premier palais royal construit à Paris sur un projet cohérent, n’avait pas fait l’objet d’une monographie complète depuis 1910. Des... read more »
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The project analyses the connections between architectural theory and practice in fifteenth- to seventeenth-century France. The project focuses on Philibert Delorme’s... read more »

Galletti, Sara. “Philibert de L'Orme et la stéréotomie.” Le Château d’Anet, edited by Marion Boudon-Machuel, Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2020.

Galletti, Sara. “La géométrie au service de la chapelle.” Le Château d’Anet, edited by Marion Boudon-Machuel, Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2020.

Galletti, Sara, and Ronan Bouttier. “Le cryptoportique.” Le Château d’Anet, edited by Marion Boudon-Machuel, Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2020.

Galletti, Sara. “De la pratique à la théorie.” Le Château d’Anet, edited by Marion Boudon-Machuel, Presses universitaires François-Rabelais, 2020.

Galletti, S. “Architecture and Ceremonial at the Courts of Henri IV and Maria de' Medici, 1600-1631.” Court Residences as Places of Exchange in Late Mediaeval and Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700, edited by K. De Jonge and S. Hoppe, Brepols, 2019.

Galletti, Sara. “Philibert de L’Orme’s Divine Proportions and the Composition of the Premier tome de l’architecture.” Proportional Systems in the History of Architecture: A Critical Reconsideration, edited by Matthew A. Cohen and Maarten Delbeke, Leiden University Press, 2018, pp. 397–414. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “It's a man's world.” Pictura et Architectura Celebris: Plautilla Bricci Protagonista Femminile Del Barocco Romano, edited by Consuelo Lollobrigida, Gangemi Editore, 2017, pp. 11–14. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Rubens et la Vie de Marie de Médicis, 1622-1625.” Rubens: Portraits Princiers. Exhibition Catalogue. Musée Du Luxembourg, Paris, 4 Oct. 2017 - 14 Jan. 2018, edited by D. Jacquot, 2017, pp. 16–35. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “The Royal Gallery at the Time of Henri IV: Architecture and Ceremonial.” Henri IV: Art et Pouvoir, edited by C. Nativel, Presses Universitaires François Rabelais, 2016, pp. 327–40. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Il Palazzo del Lussemburgo di Maria de’ Medici, Parigi, 1611–1631.” Matronazgo y Arquitectura : De La Antigüedad a La Edad Moderna, edited by C. Martínez López and F. Serrano Estrella, Editorial Universidad de Granada, 2016, pp. 379–421.

Pages

Galletti, S. “From Stone to Paper: Philibert de L’Orme, the Premier tome de l’architecture (1567), and the Birth of Stereotomic Theory.” Aedificare: International Journal of Construction History, vol. 2, no. 2, 2018, pp. 143–62. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Un dessin inédit du plafond sculpté par Christophe Cochet dans la galerie Henri IV du Palais du Luxembourg, 1629–1646.” Revue De L’Art, no. 196, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 2017, pp. 61–67. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Stereotomy and the Mediterranean: Notes Toward an Architectural History.” Mediterranea. International Journal on the Transfer of Knowledge, no. 2, UCOPress. Cordoba University Press (UCOPress Editorial Universidad de Córdoba), 2017, pp. 73–120. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Philibert de l’Orme’s Divine Proportions and the Composition of the Premier tome de l’Architecture.” Architectural Histories, vol. 2, no. 1, Ubiquity Press, 2014, pp. 1–11. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Female Agency and Early Modern Urbanism: the Paris of Maria de' Medici.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 71, no. 2, June 2012, pp. 186–203. Manual, doi:10.1525/jsah.2012.71.2.186. Full Text Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Rubens et la galerie de Henri IV au palais du Luxembourg (1628-1630).” Bulletin Monumental, vol. 166, no. 1, Mar. 2008, pp. 43–51. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Il genere della committenza e alcune problematiche di storia (al) femminile.” Parametro, no. 257, May 2005, pp. 84–85. Open Access Copy

Pages

Galletti, S. “Review of Anne-Marie Sankovitch, The Church of Saint-Eustache in the Early French Renaissance (Turnhout: Brepols 2015).” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 77, no. 4, University of California Press, Dec. 2018, pp. 477–78. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Review of Frédérique Lemerle and Yves Pauwels. Philibert De l’Orme: un architecte dans l’histoire: arts, sciences, techniques (Turnhout: Brepols, 2016).” Bulletin Monumental, translated by P. Stirnemann, vol. 176, no. 4, Societe Francaise d’Archeologie, 2018, pp. 360–61. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Review of Claude Mignot, François Mansart: un architecte artiste au siècle de Louis XIII et de Louis XIV (Paris: Le Passage, 2016).” Bulletin Monumental, translated by F. Boudon, vol. 176, no. 4, Societe Francaise d’Archeologie, 2018, pp. 361–63. Open Access Copy

Galletti, Sara. “David Young Kim. The Traveling Artist in the Italian Renaissance: Geography, Mobility, and Style..” The American Historical Review, vol. 122, no. 4, Oxford University Press (OUP), 1 Oct. 2017, pp. 1321–1321. Crossref, doi:10.1093/ahr/122.4.1321. Full Text Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Review of Sabine Frommel and Juliette Dumas, eds., Bâtir au féminin? Traditions et stratégies en Europe et dans l’Empire ottoman (Paris: Éditions Picard, 2013).” Centro Internazionale Di Studi Di Architettura Andrea Palladio: Annali Di Architettura, vol. 27, 2015, pp. 188–89. Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Review of Aloisio Antinori, ed., Studio d’Architettura Civile. Gli atlanti di architettura moderna e la diffusione dei modelli romani nell’Europa del Settecento (Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2013).” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. 73, no. 3, Sept. 2014, pp. 429–31. Manual, doi:10.1525/jsah.2014.73.3.429. Full Text Open Access Copy

Galletti, S. “Review of William Caferro, Contesting the Renaissance (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).” Journal of Modern History, vol. 84, no. 3, University of Chicago Press, Sept. 2012, pp. 702–04. Manual, doi:10.1086/666023. Full Text Open Access Copy

Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants

Bass Connections awarded by Duke University (2019 to 2020)

Bass Connections awarded by Duke University (2018 to 2019)

2017 Visiting Scholar awarded by Institut national d'Histoire de l'Art (INHA), Paris, France (2017)

2015-16 Fellow awarded by Paris Institute for Advanced Study, Paris, France (2016)

Faculty Research Grant awarded by Duke University (2015 to 2016)

Trent Memorial Foundation Grant awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Endowment Fund (2015 to 2016)

Course Enhancement Grant awarded by Duke University (2010)

Course Enhancement Grant awarded by Duke University (2009)

Collaborative Research Grant awarded by Getty Foundation (2007 to 2009)

Reader’s Digest Grant awarded by The Lila Wallace Foundation (2006 to 2007)

Jean-François Malle Fellowship awarded by The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa Tatti, Florence, Italy (2005 to 2006)

Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by Getty Foundation (2005 to 2006)

Fall 2019

Grant Writing and Prospectus (ARTHIST 723S.01)
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Spring 2019

Renaissance Arch. in Italy (ARTHIST 258.01)
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Building Duke (ARTHIST 504SL.001)
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Building Duke (ARTHIST 504SL.01L)
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Fall 2018

Art in Renaissance Italy (ARTHIST 255.01)
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Spring 2018

Honors Thesis Workshop (ARTHIST 495S.01)
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Honors Thesis Workshop (ARTSVIS 495S.01)
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Honors Thesis Workshop (VMS 495S.01)
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Fall 2017

Art in Renaissance Italy (ARTHIST 255FS.01)
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Spring 2017

Art in Renaissance Italy (ARTHIST 255.01)
Smith Wrhs A290, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Spring 2015

Renaissance Architecture (ARTHIST 254.01)
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Special Topics (ARTHIST 590S.01)
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Fall 2014

Michelangelo in Context (ARTHIST 259.01)
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Spring 2014

Wired! New Represent Tech (VMS 551LS.01)
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Wired! New Represent Tech (VMS 551LS.01L)
Smith A233, Th 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
Wired! New Represent Tech (ARTHIST 551LS.01)
Smith A233, Th 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
Wired! New Represent Tech (ARTHIST 551LS.01L)
Smith A233, Th 01:25 PM-03:55 PM