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Sandro Botticelli

(1444—1510) Italian painter


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(1445–1510),

Italian painter, who worked in Renaissance Florence under the patronage of the Medicis. Botticelli is best known for his mythological works such as Primavera (c.1478) and The Birth of Venus (c.1480). His work had a significant influence on the Pre-Raphaelites.

Subjects: Art.


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