Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Giorgio Giulio Clovio

  • Giulio Clovio: Miniaturist and manuscript illuminator

    For much of his career, Giorgio Giulio Clovio, the greatest miniaturist and manuscript illuminator of his time, was pursued by ill luck. Born in Croatia in 1498 and first working in Venice, he went to seek his fortune in the service of the King of Hungary. But unfortunately the King was defeated and killed by…