Colin Eisler is the Robert Lehman Professor at the Institute of Fine Arts. Though his major interest is in the Renaissance, he has studied photography, beginning with a Yale Scholar of the House study of the Stieglitz Circle. He has contributed articles on photography to L'oeil, Conaissance des Arts, The Lugano Review, On Paper, and to the recent Irving Penn catalog [Chicago, 1998]. He was on the board for the International Center for Photography and wrote the introduction to Anne Ehrenkranz, Picturesque Localities, devoted to the photography of William James Stillman . He is currently preparing studies of precedence for the gender elements in the art of Jasper Johns and of transgender issues in Pre-Raphaelite art.