The Medici court painter Botticelli is one of the unequivocal artists of the Italian Renaissance alongside Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael. Favoring feminine portraits, Botticelli stands apart through the finesse of his lines and the unbridled sensuality of his paintings. Between religious and private commissions this Florentine artist introduced the profane into art through works of complex mythological subjects, such as the incontrovertibly masterful Primavera and The Birth of Venus.
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Charles has published many different works and is a regular contributor to an international guide to contemporary art.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st February 2010
Dimensions (cm): 31.7 x 26.5 x 2.9
Weight (kg): 2.11