V Knox

About me

author of ‘Second Lisa’ a biography of Leonardo da Vinci’s sister, Lisabetta Buti,the ‘Mona Lisa’. highlights creative autism, lost art and lost identities and the invisible female workforce in the art studios of the quattrocento.

From my website


The next time you visit a gallery or open a book of renaissance art… what will a face in a painting say to you? There is a spiritual hush in the rooms an art gallery. But only some paintings offer a peak experience. Some ‘speak’ while others remain silent. The…


‘PEARL BY PEARL‘ book 2 of  two –  A TIME-TRAVEL FANTASY about reincarnation, love, lost identities, and missing paintings. The fairy-tale of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ retold in a world of state-of-the-art technology… about a savant orphan who thrives in a society that shuns her by imagining her mother is the ‘Mona Lisa’ and her…


  TIME-TRAVEL FANTASY ‘THE INDIGO PEARL’ and ‘PEARL BY PEARL’ is a two book series – an historical time-travel fantasy about Delphi Sharpe, an autistic woman savant trapped in a near-death experience whose soul is coerced into transmigrating into the programs of Cherry White, a prototype bionic human, creating an…

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