The cover of Portraiture: Facing the Subject, showing Ingres' painting Raphael and the Fornarina, c. 1814.
Joanna Woodall is a professor and art historian at the Courtauld Institute, London. Woodall specialises in portraiture and Netherlandish art and she is a member of the editorial board of the Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek (Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art). Woodall is a former Assistant Curator at Christ Church Picture Gallery in Oxford. In 2010, Woodall was with a group of Courtauld students protesting about increased university tuition fees when they reportedly received rough treatment from the Metropolitan Police with Woodall herself being picked up by an officer and thrown into a group of protestors.
"Wtewael's Perseus and Andromeda: looking for love in seventeenth century Dutch painting" in C. Arscott and K. Scott eds., Manifestations of Venus. Art and Sexuality, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2000.