Sandro Botticelli

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Sandro Botticelli

  1. 1. Sandro Botticelli
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Born in Florence, Italy 1444 </li></ul><ul><li>Middle class merchant family </li></ul><ul><li>Father was a tanner </li></ul><ul><li>Became an apprentice of Fillipo Lippi at age 14 </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Birth of Venus
  4. 4. Birth of Venus <ul><li>Painted for Lorenzo Medici </li></ul><ul><li>Painted around1482 </li></ul><ul><li>Painted for Medici’s Villa di Castello </li></ul><ul><li>Not realistic, but Renaissance because of the theme- Roman Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Venus coming out of the sea: Ancient Greek/Roman Myth </li></ul>
  5. 6. Primavera
  6. 7. About Primavera <ul><li>Painted for Lorenzo D’Medici </li></ul><ul><li>Painted in 1487 </li></ul><ul><li>Was then displayed in the Medici villa in Castello </li></ul><ul><li>Now is displayed in the Uffizi Museum </li></ul>
  7. 8. Primavera
  8. 9. Thank You!

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