The Quattrocento The quattrocento is the group of cultural and artistic events of 15th century in Italy. It contents the artistic styles of the late middle ages and the early renaissance. One of the quattrocento artists is Sandro Botticelli.
The quattrocento paints His principal characteristics are the observation of the nature and the domain of the perspective.
The quattrocento paints The technique that is more used is the mural. It makes up on special tables and sometimes in certain furniture. The artists use the tempera paints until the second half of century, when apears the oil paint.
The quattrocento paints The focus is the human figure. The normal human proportions returned. He perfected the three- dimensionality and established the foundations of the Renaissance style. The artists put the figures in architectural spaces
Introduccion Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1445 - Florence, May 17, 1510) was an Italian Renaissance painter. His family name was Mariano Filipepi Allessandro, but it was t is so called because he was the apprentice painter and craftsman of Botticelli.
BIOGRAPHY He was born in a rented house in Borgo Ognissanti, Alessandro, the last of seven siblings, parents were already old.
BIOGRAPHY Hisfather, Mariano, was tanning leather in a modest condition. But it seems that precisely at this time, the family goes through the worst time as possible seem to have improved on previous phases.
BIOGRAPHY Hisfamily name was Mariano Filipepi Allessandro, but it was t is so called because he was the apprentice paint er and craftsman of Botticelli.
BIOGRAPHY It is known that he was received by the Medici and other prominent Florentine families between 1483 and 1500. Botticelli not signed most of his paintings.
BIOGRAPHY He hasn’t been married, but many persons thing that he had a unrequited love with Simonetta Vespucci
PAINTSIn the walls of “La capilla Sixtina” there are manypaints(1481-1482): – PROVES DE MOISÉS – CÀSTIG DELS REBELS – PROVES DE CRIST – PALES DOMANT EL CENTAURE – RETRAT D’UN JOVE – DEESES VENUS I MART The history of Nastagio degli Onesti(1483): - NASTAGIO DEGLI ONESTI I - NASTAGIO DEGLI ONESTI II - NASTAGIO DEGLI ONESTI III - NASTAGIO DEGLI ONESTI IV
VERGE AMB EL ADORACIÓ ALS LA VERGE DE LANEN I L’ÀNGEL MAGS GALERIARETORN DE LA RETRAT DE LA VERGE DELJUDIT A BETULIA CATARINA SFORZA LLIBRE
CURIOSITIES A crater in the planet Mercury has been named in his honor: the crater Botticelli. His name is included in the list of “Grandes Maestros” of Priory of Sion.