Renaissance Man

Why Botticelli still matters (maybe more than ever)

Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1445–1510), Pallas and the Centaur (detail), c. 1482, probably tempera and oil (tempera grassa) on canvas. Le Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, inv. Depositi, no. 29. Image source: Uffizi Galleries
Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1445–1510), Portrait of a Young Man, 1470, probably tempera and oil (tempera grassa) on panel, Le Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, inv. 1912, no. 372. Image source: Uffizi Galleries
Sandro Botticelli (1445–1510), Primavera. c. 1480, tempera grassa on wood. Le Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, inv. 1890 n. 8360
Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1445–1510), Saint Augustine in His Study, c. 1494, probably tempera and oil (tempera grassa) on panel. Le Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence, Galleria delle Statue e delle Pitture, inv. 1890, no. 1473. Image source: Uffizi Galleries

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