Studied History of Art and Religious Studies in Vienna and Münster, 2005–2012. Worked at the MAK – Museum of Applied Arts, 2012–2014. Researcher at the OeAW since 2008 (initially at the Commission for History of Art, then at the Division of Art History of the Institute of History of Art and Musicology (IKM), 2013–2019, and at the IHB research unit for History of Art since 2020). Member of the FWF project “The Representation of Rulers and the Historical Culture under Maria Theresa (1740–1780)”, 2015–2018 . Currently writing a doctoral thesis on religiosity and piety in the visual representation of Maria Theresa as a ruler.
Period: the eighteenth century
Area: Austria, the Habsburg Empire
Topics: representation of rulers, Pietas Austriaca, Habsburg portrait culture