Brenna Larson is a doctoral candidate studying late medieval and early modern art in southern Europe. Her dissertation examines Ligurian and Corsican devotional painting between the mid-fifteenth century and the rise of Andrea Doria in 1528. The project investigates issues of itinerancy, ideas of “foreignness,” and style, in addition to the historiography of the construction of a Genoese School. Other research interests include central Italian niello production, fifteenth-century luxury bookbinding, and unusual painting supports. Brenna is currently the Samuel H. Kress Institutional Fellow at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence, and her research has been supported by the Italy-U.S. Fulbright Commission and the International Institute at the University of Michigan, amongst others.