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Botticelli (World of Art)

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English


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Number of Pages216
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Open LibraryOL9358835M
ISBN 100500201536
ISBN 109780500201534

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Sandro Botticelli, original name Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, (born , Florence [Italy]—died , Florence), one of the greatest painters of the Florentine Renaissance. His The Birth of Venus and Primavera are often said to epitomize for modern viewers the spirit of the Renaissance. The Botticelli Secret book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this exhilarating cross between The Da Vinci Code and The /5. "Catalogue of some of the more of the more important works of Botticelli's school and followers": pages Description: xiv, pages frontispiece plates 20 cm. Discover Botticelli, towering figure of the Florentine Renaissance, and key works like The Birth of Venus with this monograph by TASCHEN ry: Books > Art.

Sandro Botticelli (sän´drō bôt´tĬchĕl´lē), c–, Florentine painter of the Renaissance, whose real name was Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi (älĕssän´drō dē märēä´nō fēlēpā´pē).He was apprenticed to Fra Filippo Lippi, whose delicate coloring can be seen in such early works as the Adoration of the Kings (National Gall., London) and Chigi Madonna (Gardner Mus. The Virgin and Child (The Madonna of the Book) Sandro Botticelli View in Street View. Museo Poldi Pezzoli Milano, Italy. Known also as the Madonna of the Book, this painting represents the Virgin and Child in a domestic setting, intent on reading a volume, perhaps a Book of : Sandro Botticelli. “Botticelli and the Search for the Divine,” organized by the Muscarelle Museum of Art at the College of William & Mary and Italy’s Metamorfosi Associazione Culturale, explores the dramatic changes in the artist’s style and subject matter—from poetic depictions of classical gods and goddesses to austere sacred themes—reflecting the.   This catalogue raisonné of Botticelli’s paintings offers more than two hundred full-color illustrations and meticulous scholarship by the distinguished Renaissance art historian Frank Zöllner, described by The Financial Times, when reviewing this book’s previous edition, as "a fabulous, accessible scholar; his book has luscious Brand: Prestel Publishing.

Botticelli and Treasures from the Hamilton Collection by Frauke Steenbock and Beatrice Alai and Georg Josef Dietz Stephanie Buck | 16 Feb out of 5 stars 5.   Gloriously fresh and vivid, with a deliciously irreverent heroine, The Botticelli Secret is an irresistible blend of history, wit, and suspense. Reading Group Questions 1) Few works of art are as celebrated as Sandro Botticelli's La Primavera.4/4(). Recent studies, however, reveal underdrawing by a hand like Botticelli’s, and undamaged areas of the painting compare favorably with Botticelli’s work from the late s and early s. Whoever the artist may be, the work is an exceptional document of the Italian Renaissance use of religious imagery for secular inspiration. Botticelli Remorso is the main antagonist of the fantasy novel The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo and its computer-animated film adaptation of the same name by Universal Pictures. He is a cruel and manipulative sewer rat who serves as the tyrannical leader of the rat world. He was voiced by Ciarán Hinds, who also played Steppenwolf in Justice League, Mephisto in Ghost Rider Alias: None.