2015 Balzan Prize for History of European Art (1300-1700)
For his remarkable contribution to the study of the visible and the function of images in the Western world. For the originality of his approach to interpreting works of art at the junction of cultures and periods. For his commitment to the study of artistic languages and its impact on contemporary artistic creation.
Excerpt from the: The Balzan Prizewinners’ Research Projects: An Overview 2020