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Sandro Botticelli Italian, 1445-1510 Early Renaissance

The Birth of Venus Italian: Nascita di Venere

 

   

one of the greatest paintings of all time

Key Descriptive Words  and Phrases associated with the Renaissance Movement rebirth, rediscovery of the classical world,  publication of Della Pittura, a book about the laws of mathematical perspective for artists,  sfumato, chiaroscuro, Savonarola, spiritually significant,  illuminated manuscript,  idealized biblical themes, scriptorium, illuminator,  Age of Discovery, axonometric drawing, curiosity about the natural world,  realistic use of colours and  light,  Bonfire of the Vanities, Old Testament stories, ethereal and foggy backgrounds, Gospel parables, The Black death, romanticized landscapes,  Christian symbolism.

The Meaning of Sacred Symbols in  Paintings. Most prominently featured  symbols and their meaning:

 

 

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