Botticelli's Witness: Changing Styles in a Changing Florence

Botticelli's Witness: Changing Styles in a Changing Florence

by Lawrence Kanter, Hilliard T. Goldfarb, James Hankins
     
 

The life of Sandro Botticelli coincided with the close of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th, a period that saw transition from the rule of the Medici, whose name is synonymous with patronage of the arts, to the fanatical reforms of the Dominican Savonarola. A focussed exhibition of major paintings from all decades of Botticelli's career, along with

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The life of Sandro Botticelli coincided with the close of the 15th century and the beginning of the 16th, a period that saw transition from the rule of the Medici, whose name is synonymous with patronage of the arts, to the fanatical reforms of the Dominican Savonarola. A focussed exhibition of major paintings from all decades of Botticelli's career, along with works by his followers and contemporaries, enabled three experts to explore the relationship between his distinct yet changing visual "voice" and the turbulent Florence society of his day.

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ISBN-13:
9780964847538
Publisher:
Gardner, Isabella Stewart Museum
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
73
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.26(d)

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