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Alei, Paolo

Title/s:  Adjunct Professor

Email: palei@luc.edu


Paolo Alei has recently co-edited a book on the patronage of the Orsini Family in the Renaissance, ed. Paolo Alei and Max Grossman, Building Family Identity: The Orsini Castle of Bracciano from Fiefdom to Duchy (1470-1698), Oxford: Peter Lang, 2019. He wrote articles on Titian, Raphael and Caravaggio and is currently researching on Caravaggio’s Martyrdom of Saint Mathew. He is co-founder of EMR (Early Modern Rome), an interdisciplinary triennial conference about Rome from 1341 to 1667. He is the scientific curator of the Odescalchi Castle of Bracciano. 


  • PhD, Art History, Oxford University
  • MA, Art history and Archaeology, Columbia University, New York 
  • BA, John Cabot University, Rome 

Research Interests

  • Early Modern Italian art and architecture with a particular focus on Venice, Rome and Naples