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Mia Forbes

Mia Forbes
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Mia is a contributing writer from London, with a passion for literature and history. She holds a BA in Classics from the University of Cambridge. Both at work and at home, Mia is surrounded by books, and enjoys writing about great works of fiction and poetry. Her first translation is due to be published next year.

Guillaume-Joseph Roques: 10 Things To Know About The French Artist

The work of Guillaume-Joseph Roques captures the tension between Neoclassicism and Romanticism which characterized 19th century art.

10 Things To Know About Jan Van Eyck

Jan van Eyck set the Netherlands on track for a period of revolutionary development in art. Read on to discover why his paintings had such a profound impact.

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres: 10 Things You Need To Know

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres was a leading figure in the French art of the nineteenth century.

Francesco di Giorgio Martini: 10 Things You Should Know

di Giorgio was a painter, sculptor and architect who tackled art at every level. This article looks more closely at the life, works and scandals of this Early Renaissance master.000

Andrea del Verrocchio: 10 Things You Need To Know

Andrea del Verrocchio, the master of Leonardo da Vinci, was an important figure in the transition from Early to High Renaissance art. Read on to find out how and why.

Johannes Vermeer: 10 Things To Know

The work of renowned artist Johannes Vermeer helped shape the Dutch Renaissance, and offer a valuable glimpse into the world of the 17th century home. Read on to discover more.

10 Things To Know About Lorenzo Ghiberti

Lorenzo Ghiberti is often eclipsed by the bigger names of Renaissance art, but this legendary goldsmith was Florence's most celebrated craftsman of the 1400s. Read on to find out why.

10 Things To Know About Giorgione

Despite being among the most influential artists in Renaissance Venice, remarkably little survives of Giorgione’s work or life. Read on to find out more about this elusive and enigmatic figure.

10 things to know about Tintoretto

Jacopo Comin, more commonly known as Tintoretto, was one of the most influential artists of the Italian Renaissance. His style of painting and subject matter paved the way for his contemporaries and followers to explore important ideas about the place of art in human life.

The Roman Golden Age in 5 steps

The Golden Age of ancient Rome spanned the two centuries between 27 BC and 180 AD. This period produced some of the world’s most iconic figures, influential writings and legendary stories. Read on to discover all you need to know

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Giorgio Vasari

From scandalous gossip to sumptuous paintings, Giorgio Vasari helped shape the Italian Renaissance. This article unpacks everything you need to know about the father of art history.

10 Things To Know About Sandro Botticelli

The paintings of 15th century artist, Sandro Botticelli, paved the way for the European Renaissance. Read on to discover more about his artistic inspirations, magnificent creations and tumultuous life.

Filippo Brunelleschi the father of Renaissance Architecture

Known as the father of Renaissance architecture, Filippo Brunelleschi is responsible for the magnificent of Florence. Read on to find out more about the turbulent career of this important architect.

Top 10 Renaissance Masterpieces

From the 15th to 17th century, new forms of art, literature, music and architecture emerged across Europe. Read on to discover ten Renaissance masterpieces that stand out from the rest.