Photo: Hans Glave

Kay Fortson Chair in European Art, University of Texas at Austin

Anna-Maria Kellen Fellow - Class of Spring 2010


Jeffrey Chipps Smith holds the Kay Fortson Chair in European Art at the University of Texas at Austin. He joined the Texas faculty in 1979 after receiving his PhD from Columbia University. Smith specializes in the art and architecture of Northern Europe, especially German and Netherlandish, between 1400 and 1700. His books include Nuremberg, A Renaissance City, 1500-1618 (1983); German Sculpture of the Later Renaissance, c. 1520-1580: Art in an Age of Uncertainty (1994); Sensuous Worship: The Jesuits and the Art of the Early Catholic Reformation in Germany (2002); The Northern Renaissance (2004); The Art of the Goldsmith in Late Fifteenth-Century Germany: The Kimbell Virgin and Her Bishop (2006); Dürer (Phaidon, 2012); and, co-edited with Larry Silver, The Essential Dürer (2010).