How do you write an art history paper? Visual analysis, Step I: The formal elements

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1949, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Gerard ter Borcht, The Letter, c. 1660–65, oil on canvas, Royal Collection Trust, UK

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Debra Thimmesch

Debra Thimmesch

Debra is an art historian with 20 years of experience teaching, tutoring, editing, and mentoring students and scholars in the history of art.