Renata Nagy

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Joint Studies: History of Art and Renaissance Studies

Renata Nagy is a graduate student in Yale’s History of Art and Renaissance Studies program. Her research explores the intersections of early modern art and intellectual history, with a focus on illuminated manuscript and fresco decorations produced in Italy and the Kingdom of Hungary between the 15-16th centuries. She received her B.A. in Art History and French from the University of Central Florida (2018), where she wrote an honors thesis exploring the effects of Marsilio Ficino’s Neoplatonic philosophy on Renaissance astrological images. She is also interested in the History of Science, particularly in early modern astronomy and cartography.

Renata worked as an archivist for four years at the Special Collections & University Archives of the University of Central Florida and interned at the Baterbys Art Gallery.