Prof. Dr. David Summers

B.A., Brown University, 1963
Ph.D., Yale University, 1969

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Art Theory and Italian Renaissance Art.
Member of the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

David Summers taught at Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pittsburgh before accepting an appointment to the Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Virginia in 1981.
In 1984 he was appointed William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of the History of Art.

He is the author of

He is also completing a manuscript on the High Renaissance program of the Sistine Chapel, with a manuscript on empathy on a back burner.

David Summers was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996, and paints whenever he can.

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