Evelyn Lincoln is an art historian specializing in the history of print culture and the book in the early modern period. She received a BA in art and literature from Antioch College in 1973, and was a printmaker and curator in San Francisco before returning in 1989 to study the History of Art at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her PhD in 1994, joining the faculty in the History of Art & Architecture at Brown University in that year. She is also a Professor of Italian Studies, and a member of the faculty of the program in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. She is the author of The Invention of the Italian Renaissance Printmaker (Yale UP, 2000) and Brilliant Discourse: Pictures and Readers in Early Modern Rome (Yale UP, 2014).