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Peter Fane-Saunders

Peter Fane-Saunders is Lecturer in History of Architecture, 1400-1800.

I received my BA in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute, London; MPhil in History and Theory of Architecture from the University of Bath, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering; and doctorate in Combined Historical Studies from the Warburg Institute, London. I have been Rome Fellow at the British School at Rome; visiting scholar at the Istituto Svizzero di Roma; recipient of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation annual grant for research into Venetian history and culture; and Leverhulme Trust Fellow, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Durham.

My book, Pliny the Elder and the Emergence of Renaissance Architecture (CUP, 2016), won the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize (awarded annually by the Renaissance Society of America to the author of the best book in Renaissance studies) as well as the Society of Architectural Historians/Andrew W. Mellon Author Award.