Renaissance painting in its prime
David Young Kim’s ingenious study of grounds and figures takes the reader on an unfamiliar journey through familiar territory
The blingy side of Botticelli
The painter’s use of gold in his works suggests a debt to earlier artists – and reveals a more antiquarian side of 15th-century Florence
Vote winner – a newly discovered portrait of Millicent Fawcett is a significant find
The painting at Royal Holloway presents a more reflective side of the tireless campaigner
‘That hyena in petticoats’: how artists have portrayed Mary Wollstonecraft
The pioneering advocate for women’s rights has inspired many attempts to catch her likeness and spirit – but what can these portraits tell us about her legacy?