Donors Endow Curatorship at Princeton University Art Museum; Laura M. Giles Appointed

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PRINCETON, NJ.- Laura M. Giles, an internationally recognized scholar of Italian Renaissance and Baroque drawings, has been appointed as the first Heather and Paul G. Haaga Jr., Class of 1970, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Princeton University Art Museum (PUAM). Giles has held the position of curator of prints and drawings at the Museum since December 2000. “Heather and Paul Haaga’s generosity will advance and support important new scholarship and increased public access surrounding one of the Princeton University Art Museum’s richest and most historic holdings,” said James Steward, Museum Director. With more than 15,000 works spanning six centuries of Western art, this world-renowned collection includes major drawings and watercolors by artists ranging from Bernini and Tiepolo to Turner and Winslow Homer, superb impressions of Old Master prints by Dürer, Rembrandt, and Goya, and pastel masterpieces by