Maya M. Tola

Author

Maya Tola is a Southern California-based attorney, with a zest for art history. A time traveler at heart, Maya often finds herself consumed in the contemplation of life in antiquity. She has been sharing her infectious enthusiasm for art and history since 2018 through her posts and articles for the DailyArt App and DailyArt Magazine. When she's not working or writing, you'll find Maya obsessing over plants, animals, and food (in no particular order).

Articles by Maya

Art Travels

Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur and the Island of Gods

Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merprès, better known as Jean Le Mayeur was a skilled Impressionist who was active around the early 20th century.

Maya M. Tola 22 May 2024

History

Joséphine de Beauharnais: Patron of the Arts

Joséphine de Beauharnais was born in Martinique as Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie. She evolved into the sophisticated and cultured...

Maya M. Tola 20 May 2024

Art Travels

Around the World in Spring Through Paintings

Spring has inspired artists from all over the world for generations. The melting away of the cold winter and burgeoning of new life in every corner...

Maya M. Tola 10 May 2024

Painting

The Art of Getting Dressed

Throughout the centuries, artists have rendered countless captivating glimpses of the everyday rituals of women, depicting intimate moments of...

Maya M. Tola 6 May 2024

History

Do You Fancy a Party? Elegant Gatherings in Art

Social gatherings have consistently inspired artists across history, enabling them to encapsulate the spirit of diverse eras, cultures, and social...

Maya M. Tola 2 May 2024

Renaissance

The Unfinished Works of Leonardo da Vinci

As one of the most influential artists of the High Renaissance, Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci left a prolific legacy in the realm of the arts.

Maya M. Tola 30 April 2024

Tutankhamun Ancient Egypt

Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun: Over 100 Years Later

The discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun was a landmark event in the study of history and archeology that captivated the world. The life, death, and...

Maya M. Tola 22 April 2024

Asian Art

Gods of the Hindu Trinity: Representation in Art

The Hindu trinity comprises Brahma, the creator; Vishnu, the preserver, and Shiva (or Mahesh), the destroyer. These three Gods represent the cyclical...

Maya M. Tola 17 April 2024

Painting

10 Soothing Gardens in Painting

Gardens provide a quiet respite from the chaos of everyday life and are an unfailing way to recharge the mind and soothe the tired soul… and,...

Maya M. Tola 16 April 2024

Painting

A Day in the Garden: 10 Beautiful Gardens in Art

It is widely known that gardens of all shapes and sizes have provided tremendous inspiration to artists throughout time. Artists focused their gaze...

Maya M. Tola 16 April 2024