Margaretta M. Lovell
Margaretta M. Lovell is Jay D. McEvoy, Jr. Professor of the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research and teaching center on the art and history of the United States, including landscape painting, portraiture, furniture, architecture, food, and forests.
She received a B.A. in English from Smith College, an M.A. from the University of Delaware's joint program in Early American Culture with the Winterthur Museum, and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University.
Institutions where she has held faculty appointments include Yale, Harvard University, the University of Michigan, The College of William & Mary and Stanford University in addition to Berkeley. She has held fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Huntington Library, and the Terra Foundation for American Art among others.
Honors she has received include, for Art in a Season of Revolution, the Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art and the 2007 Historians of British Art Prize, and, for A Visitable Past, the Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize of the American Studies Association. The American Antiquarian Society elected her to honorary membership in recognition of scholarly distinction in 2001. She has been recognized for her teaching at both institutional and national levels, receiving U.C. Berkeley's 2009 Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of Graduate Student Instructors and the College Art Association's 2014 Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award, the profession's highest honor for pedagogy.
- The Inhabited Landscape: Fitz H. Lane and Winslow Homer (in preparation)
- Journey to the Ruins of Azatlan: In Search of the Scenic and the Prehistoric in Early Nineteenth-Century America (in preparation)
- American Encounters (with Angela Miller, Bryan Wolf, Janet Berlo, David Lubin, Jennifer Roberts)
- Art in a Season of Revolution: Painters, Artisans, and Patrons in Early America
- A Visitable Past: Views of Venice by American Artists 1860–1915
- Venice: The American View, 1860–1920
- American Painting 1730–1960: A Selection from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd
- "Official Bio, U.C. Berkeley History of Art". Retrieved 2012-07-02.
- "Eldredge Prize Announcement, Smithsonian American Art Museum" (PDF). 2006-05-01. Retrieved 2012-07-02.
- "2007 Historians of British Art Book Prize Announcement". Retrieved 2012-07-02.
- "American Antiquarian Society List of Members". Retrieved 2014-01-24.
- "2009 UC Berkeley Mentoring Prize StatementAnnouncement". Retrieved 2012-07-02.
- "2014 CAA Awards for Distinction announcement". Retrieved 2014-01-24.
- Stevens, Matt (Spring–Summer 2010). "The Perfect Storm: In Fitz Henry Lane's Work, Margaretta Lovell Studies The Convergence Of Art, Culture, Commerce, and Patronage" (PDF). Huntington Frontiers Magazine. Retrieved 2012-07-02.