Michael Marlais is the James M. Gillespie Professor of Art History at Colby College. He is the author of Conservative Echoes in Fin-de-Siècle Parisian Art Criticism (Penn State, 1992).
John Varriano is the Idella Plimpton Kendall Professor of Art History at Mount Holyoke College. He is the author of Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture (1986), Rome, A Literary Companion (1991), and Caravaggio and the Art of Realism (forthcoming, Penn State).
Wendy M. Watson is curator of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum. She is the author of Italian Renaissance Maiolica from the William A. Clark Collection (1986), Italian Renaissance Ceramics from the Howard I. and Janet H. Stein Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art (2001), and the co-author of Summit: Vittorio Sella, Mountaineer and Photographer, The Years 1879-1909 (1999).