Denise Zaru obtained her PhD in 2011 in Art History from the University of Lausanne and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Her main fields of research are Lombard and Venetian painting (14th-16th centuries) and visual narratives. She has published several articles and has co-edited for Viella the volume Arte di corte in Italia del Nord. Programmi, modelli, artisti (1330-1402 ca.).