Kostas Gravanis, who is undertaking a PhD in History and Philosophy of Art in the School of Arts, has won a Samuel H. Kress Research Fellowship in Renaissance Art History from the Renaissance Society of America.
Kostas’ PhD project is provisionally entitled ‘Sources, Functions and Meaning of Imagery in the Vatican’s Raphael Rooms’. His PhD supervisors are Professor Tom Henry and Dr Ben Thomas.
The funding will support research for the last chapter of his thesis, based upon the Sala di Costantino – one of the Raphael Rooms in the Vatican Palace.
To read more about the grants and awards from the Renaissance Society of America, please see their website