Sandro Botticelli

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Sandro Botticelli

•He was known for his sharp wit and his love of practical jokes. He quickly earned a reputation as a restless, hyperactive and impatient child. •He liked making his paintings beautiful in a fantasy kind of way. •He used his paint brush like a pen or a pencil to outline, or add lines around the people in his paintings. This created a feeling of movement to his painting.


1445 - Sandro Botticelli was born.1459 - He became an apprentice.1470 - He had his own workshop.1475 - Botticelli created Adoration of the Magi.1481 - He was summoned by the pope.1510 - Sandro Botticelli died.

Sandro Botticelli was one of the first painters of the Italian Renaissance. He was known for his religious pictures, but his most famous works were paintings of mythological creatures and gods from ancient Greek and Roman stories. Botticelli made some very important contributions to art and culture. His paintings combined ideas from the classical Greek and Roman artists. Some of his paintings include The Adoration of the Magi, The Birth of Venus, The Judith, La Primavera, Madonna the Magnificent, and The Virgin Enthroned.


"Sandro Botticelli." The National Gallery, London. Web. 18 May 2014."Botticelli." Botticelli. Web. 18 May 2014. "Sandro Botticelli." PBS. PBS. Web. 16 May 2014.

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