Botticelli

Looking Back as the 700th Anniversary of His Death Approaches
Thursday morning, Portrait of a Young Man Holding a Roundel by Sandro Botticelli broke the record for sales of Old Masters at Sotheby’s when it sold for $92.2 million, in the first marquee sale of…
In the second installment in our series on jewelry’s place in art history, we’re exploring jewelry collecting in the Renaissance, a time when jewels were considered as valuable to possess and display…
Experts are anticipating a record-breaking sale in January when a rare Sandro Botticelli portrait comes to auction.
The embodiment of classical femininity, the goddess Venus has taken many forms throughout art history.
While the word “muse” is often used to describe an inspiration or influence behind an artwork, it usually means we are either idealizing a woman or ignoring a female artist’s accomplishments.
Sando Botticelli’s Primavera, or Allegory of Spring, while pleasant to look at, conceals a complex meaning that, even to this day, scholars are still not in agreement about

SEATTLE, WA – The Seattle Art Museum presents…