Raffaella Morselli is Chair Professor of Modern Art History at Università di Teramo (Italy). At the same University she is deputate rector for cultural programs. She graduated, took Specialization and PhD at University of Bologna, working on many important baroc painters between Bologna and Rome. She took conferences and lectures in the most important Italian, European and American University. Conferee at many international congress, she wrote more than 450 catalogue entries, essays and books on artistic patronage in Mantova and Bologna, on the history of collecting and social economic history of art in the XVI-XVII century Italy. She is a specialist of Guido Reni, Domenico Fetti, Rubens. She was curator of exhibitions, in particular about the Gonzaga Collection of Art (Mantua 2002-2003) and the collection of Cardinal Silvio Valenti Gonzaga (Mantua 2005). She has been research fellow of the Getty Center (Los Angeles 1994) and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Visiting scholar (2014) at Casva (Washington D.C.). She is Accademico in Accademia Nazionale Raffaello (Urbino).