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More about painters and paintings: Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, better known as Sandro Botticelli or Il Botticello (“The Little Barrel”; March 1, 1445 — May 17, 1510)[1] was an Italian painter of the Florentine school during the Early Renaissance (Quattrocento). Less than a hundred years later, this movement, under the patronage of Lorenzo de’ Medici, was characterized by Giorgio Vasari as a “golden age”, a thought, suitably enough, he expressed at the head of his Vita of Botticelli. His posthumous reputation suffered until the late 19th century; since then his work has been seen to represent the linear grace of Early Renaissance painting, and The Birth of Venus and Primavera rank now among the most familiar masterpieces of Florentine art. Botticelli was already little employed in 1502; after his death his reputation was eclipsed longer and more thoroughly than that of any other major European artist. His paintings remained in the churches and villas[13] for which they had been created, his frescoes in the Sistine Chapel upstaged by Michelangelo’s. The painting of Sistine Chapel is by Michelangelo. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, mais conhecido como Sandro Botticelli (Florença, 1º de março de 1445 — 17 de maio de 1510), foi um pintor italiano da Escola Florentina no começo do Renascimento. Sua vida foi narrada na obra Vite (traduzida como “As Vidas dos Artistas”), de Giorgio Vasari. Sua arte foi influenciada por artistas importantes, como
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A few nice Sandro Botticelli images I found:


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Alleged self-portrait of Botticelli, in his Adoration of the Magi-1475-76

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Sandro Botticelli, Italian, 1445-1510.

Check out these Sandro Botticelli images:

Primavera by Sandro Botticelli-1482

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Sandro Botticelli, Italian, 1445-1510.

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