Professor of Art History at Seton Hall University (USA), Petra ten-Doesschate Chu is a specialist in Nineteenth-century art history. She published the letters of Courbet
(Correspondance de Courbet
, Flammarion 1996), as well as a publication on the French painter (The Most Arrogant Man in France
, Princeton University Press, 2007), source documents (Courbet in perspective
, Prentice Hall, 1977), an exhibition catalogue (Gustave Courbet, artiste et promoteur de son œuvre
, avec Jörg Zütter, Skira, 1999), essays and articles.