Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Botticelli–The Ideal Renaissance Woman

Sandro Botticelli, Idealized Portrait of a Woman (Portrait of Simonetta Vespucci, as a nymph) c. 1476, tempera on wood, Stadel, Frankfurt, Germany

Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli (c. 1445-1510) often created striking interpretations of women, whether internationally renowned works such as Primavera and The Birth of Venus as well as the memorable portrait above.

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