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J. Cabelle Ahn is an independent art historian and PhD candidate in History of Art & Architecture at Harvard University where she specializes in eighteenth-century French drawings and prints. Her dissertation is titled "Multiple Exposures: Drawing Exhibitions  in Eighteenth-century France," and is the first comprehensive history of drawing displays from late seventeenth-century Florence to early nineteenth-century Paris.


Her interest in French art and Old Master drawings began during her gap year in Paris in 2007. She majored in Art History at Wellesley College ('12) and holds MA degrees from the Courtauld Institute of Art ('13) and the Bard Graduate Center ('15). Her additional fields of specialization include new media art, the history of the art market, and intersections between Old Masters and contemporary art.

She is currently based in Brooklyn, NY. 

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