Dr. Suzanne van de Meerendonk received an MA in History and Art Studies from the University of Amsterdam and a PhD in the History of Art and Architecture from the University of California, Santa Barbara. A specialist in seventeenth-century Dutch art, she has previously worked as a graduate intern at the Getty Research Institute’s Project for the Study of Collecting and Provenance in Los Angeles, and as a provenance researcher at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. Click here to learn more about her work as Kress Interpretive Fellow at the Picker during the 2019–20 academic year.
The Picker Art Gallery is Colgate University’s on-campus art museum. With a collection of around 11,000 objects, Picker has been a teaching, learning, and research resource for the University and local communities since 1969.