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BOTTICELLI, Sandro (1444 - 1510), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online March 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOTTICELLI, Sandro (1444 - 1510), Painter

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born 1444/1445, in Florence; died 17 May 1510, in Florence.

Painter. Religious, allegorical, and mythological subjects, portraits, landscapes with figures.

Florentine School.

Alessandro Filipepi was born in Florence between 1444 and 1445. He was the youngest of seven sons of the Florentine tanner Mariano di Giovanni Filipepi. Sandro Filipepi inherited his nickname from his older brother Giovanni,

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