Master Drawings: 5th Annual Ricciardi Prize

5th Annual Ricciardi Prize

Deadline: Nov 15, 2022

Master Drawings is now accepting submissions for the Fifth Annual Ricciardi Prize for Young Scholars.

The prize is given for the best new and unpublished article on drawings (of any period) by a scholar under the age of 40. The winning submission will be published in a 2023 issue of Master Drawings and will be featured at our annual symposium.

$5,000 for the best new and unpublished article on a drawings topic (of any period) by a scholar under the age of 40. Please include a current c.v. or resume as well as birth date. Read here ( about past winners and finalists.

The average length is between 2,500 and 3,750 words, with five to twenty illustrations. Submissions should be no longer than 10,000 words and have no more than 100 footnotes.

Please note that all submissions must be in article form, following the format of the journal. We will not consider submissions of seminar papers, dissertation chapters, or other written material that has not been adapted into the format of a journal article. Written material that has been previously published, or is scheduled for future publication, will not be eligible. Articles may be submitted in any language.

November 15, 2022

Go to for additional information about essay requirements and how to apply. You can also learn about the broad range of research by past winners of the prize.


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