Theresa Moritz is a senior lecturer in English at Woodsworth College, University of Toronto. A Painting in the Louvre was begun during a year on leave, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013. She has visited the Louvre twice; the second visit was during August 2012. She has visited The Louvre: All the Paintings almost every day since receiving the book the day after returning from Europe in August 2012.