Botticelli (Basic Art Series 2.0)

Botticelli Basic Art Series Renaissance Grace Allegory and beauty in Florence With the patronage of the powerful Medici family a canon of secular and religious work and contributions to the celebrated Sistine Chapel Sandro Bo

  • Title: Botticelli (Basic Art Series 2.0)
  • Author: Barbara Deimling
  • ISBN: 9783836542845
  • Page: 201
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Renaissance Grace Allegory and beauty in Florence With the patronage of the powerful Medici family, a canon of secular and religious work, and contributions to the celebrated Sistine Chapel, Sandro Botticelli 1444 45 1510 was well placed for fame After his death, however, his work was eclipsed for some four hundred years It wasn t until the 19th century that the painteRenaissance Grace Allegory and beauty in Florence With the patronage of the powerful Medici family, a canon of secular and religious work, and contributions to the celebrated Sistine Chapel, Sandro Botticelli 1444 45 1510 was well placed for fame After his death, however, his work was eclipsed for some four hundred years It wasn t until the 19th century that the painter began to gain major art historical recognition Today, Botticelli is hailed as a towering figure of the Florentine Early Renaissance His secular works The Birth of Venus and Primavera, mostly read as an allegory of Spring, are among the most recognized paintings in the world, resplendent in their delicate details, graceful lines, and compositional balance His arrangements are fluid yet poised, his figures serene yet sensual Venus, in particular, is held up as art historical icon of beauty pale skinned, delicately featured, soft with fecund promise This essential introduction presents key works from Botticelli s oeuvre to understand the making of a Renaissance legend Through the painter s most famous mythological and allegorical scenes, as well as his radiant religious works, we explore a mastery of figuration, movement, and line, which has gone on to inspire artists from Edgar Degas to Andy Warhol, Rene Magritte to Cindy Sherman.

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