Sandro Botticelli

male / Italian
fresco painter, painter, draftsman
Botticelli maakte ook ontwerpen voor casoni.
Florence 1444-03-01/1445-03-01
Florence 1510-05-17
16/5000 date of burial
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Period of activity
1460 - 1510
Active in
  • Florence 1469 - 1481
  • Pisa 1475
    never finished frescoes at the Campo Santo
  • Rome 1481 - 1482
    together with Domenico Ghirlandaio, Cosimo Rosselli and Pietro Perugino, taken by Pope Sixtus IV to Rome for the decoration of the Sistine Chapel
  • Florence 1482 - 1490
  • Volterra 1483
  • Mantua 1502
  • Florence 1503 - 1510
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
allegory, history (as a genre), mythology, portrait, Christian religious scene
Botticelli illustreerde voor Lorenzo di Pier Francesco de' Medici Dantes 'Divina Commedia'. De eerste uitgave uit 1481 met kopergravures, het latere exemplaar werd voorzien van ca. honderd pentekeningen op perkament.
Qua iconografie stond Botticelli sinds de jaren tachtig onder invloed van de neo-platoonse leer van de filosoof Marsilio Ficino
Entered on: 1991-11-21; Modification on: 2017-11-13


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