Sandro Botticelli (1445 – 1510) was an important Florentine painter of the Early Renaissance also known as Quattrocentro. His real name was Alessandro di Mariano Filipep but with the time he changed his real name by Sandro Botticelli. Filippo Lippi and Andrea del Verrocchio were a big influence in Botticelli’s career, especially in the Renaissance painting. For example, Primavera and The Birth of Venus rank today among the most memorable masterpieces of Florentine art. Both works are tempera on panel. However, there is common to find Botticelli’s works in Oil paintings, obviously they are reproductions.
The Uffizi Gallery located in Florence is home of most famous Italian works and Sandro Botticelli’s paintings are not the exception. There is nothing better than explore Florence and visit its art galleries. Back to Sandro Botticelli, it is important to mention that first Botticelli’s paintings were made with religious subjects. The first teacher of Sandro Botticelli was Fra Filippo Lippi. Sandro worked in Lippi’s workshop for almost five years where he learned the composition, manufacture and preparation of paints. Oil paintings are exceptional options to decorate your home, above all, if these paintings were made by professional painters.
In 1470, Sandro Botticelli begins to work in his own workshop and develop new techniques. During this stage Sandro paint his most famous works. It is a partial list of works by Sandro Botticelli: Madonna and Child with an Angel (1465-1467), Madonna della Loggia (c. 1467), The Virgin and Child, St. John and an Angel (c. 1488), Madonna in Glory with Seraphim (1469-1470), Fortitude (c. 1470), The Return of Judith to Bethulia (1470- 1472), Pallas and the Centaur (1482-1483), Venus and Mars (1483), The Birth of Venus (1484-1486), Cestello Annunciation (1489-1490) and Crucifixion (c. 1497). Buy Oil paintings.
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