Medieval

For archeologists working at Oxburgh Hall, a fifteenth-century manor in Norfolk, England, lockdown has given them the opportunity to delve a little deeper into their work.
Throughout history, cultures and artists have faced upheavals and catastrophes and reflected them through their work. Here we look at ten great works of art created in uncertain times.
A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris in the Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence, in front of St. Francis and scenes from his life, 1240s-1260s, panel (Bardi Chapel, Basilica of…
Have you ever wondered who you are looking at in medieval and Renaissance altarpieces? This video will serve as a primer for identifying saints in art.
Nearly everyone familiar with the world of rare books has heard of the Book of Hours, the so-called bestseller of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance. However, few people, except specialist…
Corrie and Nat discuss the Bayeux Tapestry which, spoiler alert: is not even really a tapestry! Listen to this Art History Babe Brief to learn more about this unique depiction of the Norman Conquest…
An elderly Frenchwoman had the surprise of her life when she recently found out that a humble religious icon hanging in her kitchen was worth millions of dollars.