Essays Tagged: "Botticelli"

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

ic achievements that were simply incredible. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Masaccio's Trinity, and Botticelli's Primavera are just examples of the exquisite works of art from that period. Michelangel ...

(11 pages) 453 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Essay on the "Birth of Venus" a painting by Sandro Botticelli in the Early Renaissance

Birth of VenusIn the time of Sandro Botticelli's painting of Birth of Venus, the Italian Renaissance had begun; Italians were intrigued ... orence in 1482, in Castello, for a villa near Florence belonging to Cosimo de Medici. For this work Botticelli used egg tempera on a canvas measuring five feet eight inches high by nine feet one inch ... used egg tempera on a canvas measuring five feet eight inches high by nine feet one inch in length. Botticelli is considered to be from the Lyrical School of painting and was associated with the Philo ...

(4 pages) 242 0 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A breif biography of Andrea del Verrochio

ame to Andrea del Verrochio).Andrea del Verrochio was a sculptor, painter, goldsmith, and master to Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino. Andrea del Verrochio ranked second only to Donatello amo ...

(1 pages) 29 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays


Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi also know as Botticelli is known as one the greatest Florentine painters of the Renaissance. He was born around 1 ... t a young age and attended the Florentine School. He worked with the artist Antonio Del Pollaiuolo. Botticelli adopted his sense of line from him. He developed a personal style categorized by elegant ... ategorized by elegant execution and he painted with a personal and poetic style. Within a few years Botticelli had the powerful Medici family as his patron. As a result he was influenced by the Medici ...

(6 pages) 147 0 2.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Book review of Pintoricchio in The lives of the artists : a selection / Giorgio Vasari; translated by George Bull. Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1965 Bernardino Pintoricchio

e getting nearer to the perfection of nature but not quite there, other artists in part two include Botticelli, Donatello and Perugino. From his opening lines one might surmise Vasari had thought long ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Leonardo da Vinci: The Renaissance Man (Why Leonardo is the greatest artist of the Renaissance time period.)

ce where he apprenticed for Verrocchio ("Leonardo's" 1). Here, Leonardo worked with such artists as Botticelli, Perugino, and Lorenzo di Credi. There are no known works by Leonardo from 1466 to 1472, ...

(4 pages) 176 1 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Summary and Opinion on the Hit Novel The Da Vinci Code

truth of Jesus and the true identity of the Holy Grail. Its members have included Sir Issac Newton, Botticelli, Victory Hugo and most importantly Leonardo Da Vinci. All if these people served at Grand ...

(6 pages) 172 5 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Leonardo davinci

ant girl. His precocious artistic talent brought him to Verrocchio's workshop in 1466, where he met Botticelli and Ghirlandaio. The cul mination of his art in this first period in Florence is seen in ...

(2 pages) 43 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Birth of Venus-Sandro Botticelli-Critical Study

Sandro Botticelli has created this Tempura on canvas painting , it measures 172.5 x 278.5cm and is located ... Christian legend but an interpretation of a classical Myth. This painting is one of a series which Botticelli was inspired to paint after the written descriptions by the 2nd century historian Lucian. ... Its function is to communicate of point of view , as to how the Greek goddess ,Venus, was created. Botticelli has used line and tone to create the effect of a 3-dimensional shell ,the shell appears t ...

(2 pages) 47 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Review of "Da Vinci Code"

e curator was in the Priory of Sion--a real secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci. They get tangled up in a race to uncover an ancient secret, a ...

(2 pages) 65 1 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sandro Botticelli

Botticelli Botticelli, who's real name is Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, is known as one of the gre ... ipepi, is known as one of the great master artists of Florence Italy during the renaissance period. Botticelli was born in Florence around 1444. He was the youngest of eight children, but only four su ... but only four survived to adulthood (Lightbown15). The Filipepi family was well off financially and Botticelli's father Mariano gave him an education that was normal for boys of his social class at th ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Botticelli Vs. Fra Filippo Lippi

Botticelli's Madonna of the Eucharist, which can be found in Boston at the Isabella Stewart Gardner ... pes represent his blood, just as he used them as representations of himself during The Last Supper. Botticelli uses them here as foreshadowing of what is to come. This painting shows the combination o ... hadowing of what is to come. This painting shows the combination of trends that formed the style of Botticelli's painting. Botticelli's Madonna of the Eucharist is characteristic of many other ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Botticelli's Birth Of Venus

Botticelli - "Birth Of Venus" -1485 Botticelli was commissioned by his patron Lorenzo di Pierfrances ... ly join her arms in an unbroken line of movement, dropping away from her neck slightly too steeply. Botticelli has done these things, not out of error, but in order to keep the Venus's physical form i ... ping with the rhythmic movement of the painting. The use of outline was the most important thing to Botticelli here, as in so many of his paintings, realistic detail has been compromised to ensure flo ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Renaissance Ideas Portrayed in Italian Art.

fluences of the period. These ideas can be traced through the works of Donatello, Michelangelo, and Botticelli.Italian sculptor Donatello sculpted David, the first free-standing nude male statue since ... er that expressed humanism, realism, and human glorification.Birth of Venus, 1482, is an example of Botticelli's focus on Secularism and Greek Mythology. He was very well known for the portrayal of th ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Botticelli and his portrayal of women

Botticelli is one of the most famous artists during the Italian Renaissance. He was very well know f ... orporate femininity as a symbol of life itself and/or nature illustrated by the changes of seasons. Botticelli most famous figure was that of Venus, the goddess of love. She was incorporated into two ... . She was incorporated into two of his most famous works, The Birth of Venus and Primavera. Most of Botticelli’s women had that typical hourglass figure to them . During the time period in which ...

(4 pages) 30 0 4.7 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Early Renaissance Art

mentation over the Body of Christ by Giovanni Bellini, The Last Communion of Saint Jerome by Sandro Botticelli, and The Cestello Annuciation by Sandro Botticelli. The group will provide a brief histor ... , symbolism, and other aesthetic issues.Early Renaissance ArtA brief history of the Artists. Sandro Botticelli's father was a tanner who apprenticed Sandro to a goldsmith after his schooling was finis ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Birth of Venus Comparison

The Birth of Venus by Botticelli and Venus by Erro The Birth of Venus consist of a Mythological Roman Goddess, Venus, the ... edge of the shell very softly is much ease but this in real life would be impossible. Through this, Botticelli suggests that men expect too much from women, Venus is just a fantasy and men should not ... ough to protect Venus from Communism and more should rise up against it.BibliographyZollner, Frank. Botticelli. Prestel, 2009Basta, Chiara. Botticelli. Rizzoli International Publications, 2005Altcappe ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Art Essays


hired several artists throughout their reign, one of whom was Flippo Lippi, better known as Sandro Botticelli. The young artist gained recognition by becoming so close with the Medici family, and in ... dici family, and in order to maintain his credibility and reputation, painted to please the family. Botticelli possessed the qualities of a renaissance artist and quickly gained status. To be a renais ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists