Dr. Anna K. Tuck-Scala is an American art historian. She established her residence in Italy in 1994, and has taught courses and given on-site lectures on Ancient, Renaissance and Baroque art for numerous American university programs in Italy.
Tuck-Scala’s primary research interest is seventeenth-century Naples. Her publications include an article on Caravaggio’s Seven Acts of Mercy and a literary guidebook to Sorrento. Her latest book is Andrea Vaccaro (Naples, 1604-1670): His Documented Life and Art, on one of the leading painters in Naples around 1660. An article on Andrea Vaccaro’s series of paintings in Spain on the Story of Tobias has been accepted for publication in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya Bulletin. Another article, "Tracing the Success of Andrea Vaccaro's Paintings in Spain," was published in the journal, Ricerche sul 600 napoletano (2009).
She currently conducts archival research in Naples.