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Art History & Theory

Dr Jessica Priebe

Art History and Theory Lecturer (Sessional)

Jessica Priebe is an historian of eighteenth-century European visual and material culture, specialising in artists’ collections. She was recently awarded a Junior Research Fellowship in Enlightenment Studies with the Sydney Intellectual History Network at the University of Sydney. She has published essays on eighteenth-century French art and collecting, most recently in the Journal of the History of Collections. Her book "François Boucher and the Luxury of Art in Paris, 1703-1770: Artist, Collector, and Connoisseur" is forthcoming with Routledge. Prior to receiving her doctorate from the University of Sydney in 2011, she worked as a political adviser and junior speechwriter for Ministers in the NSW and Federal parliament, including the office of the former Deputy Prime Minister