Senior Conservator of Works of Art on Paper
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Certificate in Conservation, Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies
B.A., Manhattanville College
Anne Driesse has worked in the Harvard Art Museums for 28 years. She has given lectures at Harvard on the materials and techniques of works of art on paper, and has presented her research and treatment of a varnished watercolor by Paul Sandby and a large gouache painting by Ben Shahn at the annual meeting of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC). She has recently organized seminars on the paper and drawings of Pierre-Paul Prud’hon and the paper and materials of Rodolphe Bresdin. Driesse also presented seminars on the museums’ collection of watercolors by Winslow Homer. In addition, she coordinates all textile projects at the museums. Driesse is a Fellow of the AIC, a member of the Institute of Conservation (ICON) Book and Paper Group, and a member of the New England Conservation Association (NECA).
Driesse, Anne, and Georgina Rayner. “Drawing Dighton Rock.” In The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, ed. Ethan W. Lasser, 249–57. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Art Museums, 2017.