Sandro Botticelli

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  • 1. Sandro Botticelli

2. Background

  • Born in Florence, Italy 1444
  • Middle class merchant family
  • Father was a tanner
  • Became an apprentice of Fillipo Lippi at age 14

3. The Birth of Venus 4. Birth of Venus

  • Painted for Lorenzo Medici
  • Painted around1482
  • Painted for Medicis Villa di Castello
  • Not realistic, but Renaissance because of the theme- Roman Gods
  • Venus coming out of the sea: Ancient Greek/Roman Myth

5. 6. Primavera 7. About Primavera

  • Painted for Lorenzo DMedici
  • Painted in 1487
  • Was then displayed in the Medici villa in Castello
  • Now is displayed in the Uffizi Museum

8. Primavera 9. Thank You!