Dr Angie Smith is a freelance art historian. She studied Art History at Leicester University and holds a PhD in cultural history from the Warburg Institute, London University. She spent more than a decade teaching at undergraduate level and also in adult education for Leicester University during which time she also worked as a researcher for the National Inventory of Continental European Paintings. She is an accredited lecturer for the Arts Society, has written many articles and books, most recently a co-authored history of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, has led tours across Spain and has lectured for several cruise companies. Her historical interests are many and varied !