The Early Renaissance


   

 


Botticelli
  

 
   
Renaissance Art Map
 
   
   
Exploration:
Candro Botticelly  "Visual Poetry"
 
 
    Early life and career    
    Devotional paintings     
    Secular patronage and works    
    Mythological paintings    
    How the Nymph became a Goddess    
    Botticelli: lyrical precision    
    Late works    
    Illustrations for Dante's Divine Comedy and Dravings    
         
    APPENDIX: Venus - The Evening Star
 
   

    


Sandro Botticelli

1445-1510
Italy

 
 

 
 


Study of two standing figures

c. 1475
Metal point on primed paper, white highlights, 165 x 100 mm
Musee des Beaux-Arts, Lille

 
 
 

Three Angels

1475-80
Pen with brown shading on pink prepared paper, 100 x 235 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
 
 
 

Allegory of Abundance

1480-85
Pen, brown ink, brown wash over black chalk and pink tinted paper, 317 x 253 mm
British Museum, London
 
 

St John the Baptist

1480s
Pen with bistre on pink paper, 360 x 155 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
 
 

Pallas

c. 1490
Pen and bistre over black chalkon a pink ground, 220 x 140 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
 
 

Angel

c. 1490
Chalk, traced with pen, washed and heightened with white, 266 x 165 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
 
 

Adoration of the Child

c. 1495
Pen shaded with brown, white heeightening and pink wash, 161 x 258 mm
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence
 

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