Richard Stemp graduated from Clare College, Cambridge with a degree in Natural Sciences and History of Art. He followed this with a PhD on "Sculpture in Ferrara in the 15th Century". After a year at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts he now shares his time between art and theatre. Richard lectures on art history and guides thoughout London and across Europe.
— biography from The Secret Language of the Renaissance: Decoding the Hidden Symbolism of Italian Art