Tag: Art History
Written by Shea Ferguson. Whilst the likes of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo have become household names as masters of the Italian Renaissance, the powerful patrons behind their private works are lesser known. Shea Ferguson explores how art became embroiled in the political sphere of fifteenth-century Italy, and what this meant for its players.
Written by Sophie Whitehead. The portrait of Lady Elizabeth and Dido Belle has fascinated historians and allowed us a glimpse into Black History in the eighteenth century. But who was she? And how has she been understood by historians and art critics since the painting’s production?