THE BIRTH OF VENUS

The Birth of Venus by SANDRO BOTTICELLI {Florentine School}

The Birth of Venus by SANDRO BOTTICELLI {Florentine School}   ALESSANDRO DI MARIANO FILIPEPI, the son of a struggling tanner, derived the name of Botticelli from his older brother and guardian who, for reasons of corpulency, was called “the little barrel.” Under the name of Botticelli, he won great fame as an artist, and a …

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