Susan Jaques

Susan Jaques is the author of The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia (April, 2016, Pegasus Books). She graduated from Stanford University with a major in History and earned a MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Ms. Jaques is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, and is a member of Historians of Eighteenth-Century Art & Architecture and Biographers International. She is is a docent at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Book Reviews by Susan Jaques

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“Beautifully produced, Van Gogh and Britain adds greatly to our appreciation of the artist who created such universally beloved paintings, over 800, in just 10 years.”

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Hubert Robert may be the most famous artist you’ve never heard of.  A-list fans like Louis XVI, Catherine the Great, and Voltaire clamored for his poetic views of architectural ruins.