Occupational exposures to heavy metals and other toxins in colours and inks, as well as smoking and vitamin D deficiency from working indoors, may have contributed to the rheumatic disease (RD) seen in famous artists such as Michaelangelo and Renoir. A systematic review of the evidence has found many of the great creators, across different ...
Great artists’ work influenced by rheumatic disease – and vice versa
By Mardi Chapman
22 Apr 2021