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Sandro botticelli

Sandro botticelli



Sandro Botticelli is a renaissance artist who painted several works of art in the Renaissance period contemporary to Michaelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci.

Sandro Botticelli is a renaissance artist who painted several works of art in the Renaissance period contemporary to Michaelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci.



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    • Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi 1447-1510 Sandro Botticelli
    • Renaissance The rebirth of knowledge time of discovery and exploration Botticelli's time in the Lippi's workshop allowed him the chance to do both; he explored, and through that exploration he discovered.
    • BOTTICEL LI “little barrel” “small wine cask”
    • Full Name: Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi Botticelli Short Name: Botticelli Date of Birth: 1445 Date of Death: 17 May 1510 Focus: Paintings Mediums: Oil Subjects: Figure Art Movement: Renaissance Hometown: Florence, Italy
    • Alternative career: Like many talented artists, Botticelli initially trained in a career completely different to his abilities as an artist. Sandro Botticelli was initially trained by his brother Antonio to be a Goldsmith before his real gift as a painter was actualized by his first
    • Botticelli’s Work of Art Contribution to Renaissance Art
    • While most critics agree that the painting, depicting a group of mythological figures in a garden, is allegorical for the lush growth of Spring, other meanings have also been explored. Among them, the work is sometimes cited as illustrating the ideal of Neoplatonic love. The painting itself carries no title and was first called La Primavera by the art historian Giorgio Vasari who saw it at Villa Castello, just outside Florence, in 1550.
    • Many historians note that Botticelli suffered from unrequited love towards the model of his Birth of Venus painting. Despite this popular claim the artist was at one point in his life charged with sodomy and the summary of the charge noted that "Botticelli keeps a boy".
    • Other works… Sandro Botticelli
    • Annunciation
    • Adoration of the Magi
    • Inferno, Canto XVIII
    • Chart of Hell
    • Saint Sebastian Minerva and the Centaur
    • Portrait of a Woman (Allegorical Portrait of Simonetta Vespuccil) Portrait of a Young Man
    • Temptation of Christ, Bearer of the Law of the Gospel
    • Temptation of Moses, Bearer of the Written Law
    • Conturbation of the Laws of Moses (The Punishment of Korah)
    • First Episodes in the Tale of Nastagio degli Onesti
    • Virgin and Child Enthroned between Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist
    • Madonna of the Pomegranate
    • Venus and Mars
    • Lamentation of Christ Trinity with Mary Magdalene, John the Baptist and Tobias and the Angel
    • Mystical Nativity
    • Botocelli was influenced by several people/artists… Influences
    • Filippo Lippi
    • Girolamo Savonarola Ferrara
    • Lorenzo de' Medici
    • Others: Andrea delVerrocchio & Antonio del Pollaiuolo Pope Sixtus IV
    • Style of painting •Religious theme • Saints & angels or Biblical subject •Mythological works •Christian Neoplatonism • pagan and Christian love •Human figure (Naturalism) • sad or melancholic style •Allegory (has an underlying meaning)
    • Medium of Art Tempera Grassa a medium in which the egg yolk was modified by the addition of oil to make the paint more transparent. Colors malachite, verdigris (copper green), ultramarine, cinnabar, red, white and yellow lead, red lake and carbon black
    • Brush stroke Botticelli's technique is at its most refined in painting the flesh tones, in which semi-transparent ochres, whites, cinnabars and red lakes are laid over one another in such minute brush strokes that the gradations are all but invisible. Method poplar coated with gesso careful under-drawing in charcoal, done freehand without a cartoon, and the architectural features were indicated by incised lines made with a stylus.
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