Art History & Art Conservation

Department of Art History & Art Conservation

Jacquelyn Coutre

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ontario Hall
(613)533-6000 x75100

Research Interests

16th- and 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art, the artistic exchange between the Northern and Southern Netherlands, the mobility of European artists in the 16th and 17th centuries, Rembrandt and his circle


Jacquelyn N. Coutré joined the Agnes Etherington Art Centre as Bader Curator and Researcher of European Art in 2015. She received her MA and PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University and her BA from Indiana University. Prior to arriving at Queen's, she held curatorial positions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and the National Gallery of Art. She has also taught at a number of institutions and has published in the Journal of Historians of Netherlandish ArtDutch Crossing, and the Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Her research explores the intersections between art and society, addressing themes such as the mobility of artists, political programs for institutional spaces, art in Amsterdam in the third quarter of the seventeenth century, the history of collecting, and artists' biographies. She is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art