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    Sandro Botticelli was an artist in Florence, Italy. His life lasted from 1445 - May 17, 1510. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi was Sandro Botticelli’s name at birth, but was later nicknamed Botticelli as he is known by. While he was young he was apprenticed by Fra Filippo Lippi, an artist. At the start of his career as an artist, he would paint frescoes for Florentine churches and cathedrals with another artist. He had a workshop of his own by 1470. After hiring Fra Filippo Lippi’s son, Filippino Lippi, he finished his apprentices painting. Hiring him was a great opportunity for Botticelli, as the man’s family had contacts that would later benefit him. The Medici were between the families introduced to Botticelli. This family played a huge part…

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    concept of ideal beauty is not set in concrete. Women have been known for their outstanding leadership skills, determination and have been admired for their looks. Beauty is seen in many different qualities such as skin tones, height, weight and hair color. Many people just view the superficial captivating looks, but rarely is the internal beauty viewed. This can be classified as an artistic movement due to many artists having a focus on making paintings that represented the ideal image of a…

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    "Art is not what you see, but what you make others see," once said Edgar Degas. Sandro Botticelli created the "Birth of Venus," around the 1480's to do exactly that; to make the world see the goddess Venus in his own portrayal. Specifically about the artist, Botticelli, is little known around the world until this piece of artwork was created. The journal states, "This preeminence may be due to chance only, but to some will rather appear a result of deliberate judgment; for people have begun to…

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    Primavera, painted by the Florentine Sandro Botticelli, is a beautiful artwork from the 1400’s most likely sanctioned by the Medici family in celebration of a wedding. The first element of this painting that draws me in is the exquisite talent of the artist shown in the drapery of the clothes the figures wear, particularly by the three women standing together on the left side of the painting, most likely picturing the Three Fates, characters from Greek and Roman myth. The drapery is very much…

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    over the centuries due to the advancement of women 's place in the world. The woman’s gaze is when the artist puts the characters eyesight directly at the viewer. This is something that is an artist choose to use to make a point to show the viewer that the woman is the desired object but also the one who is in charge. I will be comparing the paintings by Sandro Botticelli, Edouard Manet’s and Titian . With the comparisons of the paintings of Venus that these great master artist have painted…

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    nature of Aphrodite inspired many to desire love and beauty. She continues to be an influential part of many aspects of the arts. The myth of Aphrodite inspired Sandro Botticelli to create the Birth of Venus . Throughout Greek Mythology, there is conflicting information amongst…

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    Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, who is also known as Sandro Botticelli, was born in 1445 in Florence, Italy. He is one of the greatest painters of the Florentine Renaissance. Botticelli’s name was coined from his older brother Giovanni, who was called Botticello, which means Little Barrel. His brother took care of him for the most part when he was younger. His father was a tanner, and Sandro was apprenticed to a goldsmith by his father. However, Botticelli preferred painting, so he was…

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    Florence was filled with artistic, humanistic, technological, and scientific achievements, in the midst of a period known as the Renaissance. Founded on the rediscovery of the classical world, Renaissance culture focused on hero ideals and promoted the study of the liberal arts, largely centering on the individual’s intellectual potential. At this time, Florence was influenced largely by the powerful Medici family, who had political and financial influence over most of central Italy (Florence…

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    different time periods. Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe was created in 1862-1863 by Èdouard Manet. The Birth of Venus was created in 1484-1486 by Sandro Botticelli. When you look at both paintings there are many similarities you can point out just by looking at them. Although they were made in two different eras of time, the paintings have more in common than one would think. Èdouard Manet’s painting was originally one of the many paintings that were rejected by the Salon, which was an exhibition of…

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    This man would grow up to be one of the greatest artist in the Renaissance. Sandro Botticelli was born on the 17 of May in 1446. When young, Botticelli was trained to become a goldsmith by his brother Antonio. He later then decided to become an artist. At the age of fourteen he became an apprentice. He was apprenticed by an artist named Fra Filippo Lippi. Most of his working’s have been attributed to his master. Lippi greatly influenced Botticelli in his workings. Botticelli learned a lot from…

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