Julia Biggs MA (Cantab) is a freelance art historian, writer, lecturer and tutor, committed to student-centred learning. Through Renaissance Art History Cambridge, she runs courses, informal talks, study days and gallery visits.
Her specialist areas are 15th and 16th century Italian painting, with a strong emphasis on image-making and artistic patronage (exploring less frequently examined topics such as female patronage), and the relationship between visual art and religion.
Latest News: Julia's book Renaissance Masterpieces of Art published by Flame Tree is out now. This easily accessible and fresh introduction to the wonderful world of the Renaissance features a gallery of treasured works focusing on the most popular Italian art.