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  • Sandro Botticelli

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    Sandro Botticelli | Probable self-portrait of Botticelli, in hisAdoration of the Magi (1475). | Birth name | Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi | Born | c. 1445[1] Florence, Republic of Florence, (now Italy) | Died | May 17, 1510 (aged 64–65) Florence, Republic of Florence, (now Italy) | Nationality | Italian | Field | Painting | Training | Filippo Lippi Andrea del Verrocchio | Movement | Italian Renaissance | Works | Primavera The Birth of Venus The Adoration of the Magi Other Works

  • Sandro Boticelli Essay

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    Sandro Boticelli Sandro Botticelli, (1445-1510) was a famous Renaissance arit. His real name was Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi; his nickname came from Botticello ("little barrel"), which was either the nickname of his older brother or the name of the goldsmith who first taught him. Botticelli was born in Florence to the tanner Marianno di Vanni and his wife in a small place called Smeralda which is now Borgo Ognissanti No. 28 in Florence. He was one of eight children born to his parents,

  • Art Appreciation : Sandro Botticelli

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    Kaitlyn Cooper Artist Paper Art Appreciation 14 November 2016 Sandro Botticelli In 1445, Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi Botticelli, was born in Florence, Italy ("Sandro Botticelli Biography |," n.d.). When first reading the lengthy name, most may dismiss the artist as unrecognizable. However, the name the artist is most commonly referred to as is Sandro Botticelli. There are very limited facts about Botticelli and his personal life, although it is rumored that Botticelli had an

  • The Birth Of Venus By Sandro Botecelli

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    The Birth of Venus is a magnificent piece of art, which was created by the artist Sandro Botecelli between the years of 1482 to 1485. It is considered as one of the most classic and extravagant pieces of art. Botecelli’s masterpiece resembles that of classic antiquity. The painting itself hung in the country villa of the Medici. It is also an example of XV century Italian painting. It is one of the first examples of paintings on a canvas. It’s theme comes from Ovid’s metamorphosis, which was considered

  • The Birth Of Venus By Sandro Botticelli

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    and ended in the 17th Century, stayed very much within the ‘comfort zone’ of the ideals created by the Greek’s. It was greatly focused on a women’s beauty which at this time was tied to virtue, and a beautiful woman was thought to be a virtuous one. Sandro Botticelli was a famous Italian painter of the early Renaissance period one of his most famous works being ‘The Birth of Venus’ made around 1480s, depicts the Goddess Venus arriving on a shell to shore. The painting is seen to be full of fertility

  • The Birth Of Venus Sandro Botticelli

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    Sandro Botticelli, of the renaissance period, was best known for his painting “The Birth of Venus”. Lorenezo the great was the one who set the theme. Lorenzo had poet Angelo Poliziano to do the verses of the Birth of Venus. Once this was set this was how Botticelli was able to paint the painting; he translated the words of Poliziano into the painting. A myth of the Renaissance was that if a man painted Greeks and Romans they were to be superior. That was formed by truth and wisdom. In 1486, Botticelli

  • 'La Primavera' by Sandro Boticelli

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    The painting “ La Primavera” is a beautiful painting. When i first laid my eyes on it I was blown away by the detail, and the colors and I found myself wanting to know the story behind it. The “ La Primavera” was painted by Sandro Botticelli in the year 1482. The name of the painting translates in english to “ The Allegory of spring” which gives a hint to what the painting is all about although the true interpretation is difficult and still uncertain.      There are so many theories as to what the

  • Analyzing Sandro Botticelli's The Birth Of Venus

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    Introduction The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli was painted between 1482 and 1485 (UFFIZI, n.d.). Commissioned by the Medici family, it depicts Venus floating on a seashell. To her right is Zephyrus, God of Winds, with Aura. To her left is Horae, Goddess of the Seasons, waiting to receive her with a flower embroidered robe. In the Roman myth, Venus was conceived when the god Uranus was castrated by his son Titan Cronus and his severed genitals fertilized the sea. The scene in The Birth of Venus

  • Analysis Of Sandro Botticelli's Venus And Mars

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    Sandro Botticelli’s Venus and Mars is a tempera and oil painting on poplar panel, illustrating a scene from the classical mythology story of Venus and Mars, who are engaging in a love affair with each other. The painting was made during the Renaissance, around 1485. It’s dimensions are 69.2 × 173.4 cm and it is currently located at The National Gallery in London, room 58 (, n.d.) In the painting we see Venus and Mars resting on the grass both facing each other, surrounded by

  • Analysis Of Sandro Botticelli 's Venus And Mars Essay

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    Analysis of Sandro Botticelli’s Venus and Mars (1) Intro: Sandro Botticelli’s Venus and Mars is a tempera and oil on poplar artwork that measures 69.2 x 173.4 cm and resides in the National Gallery of London (ARTstor). The painting consists of the mythological figures of Venus and Mars as they lay in each other’s company, surrounded by a haunted forest landscape with mountains in the distance, and several satyrs playing around the two. Venus and Mars dates back to the early Renaissance Neoplatonist