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The Birth Of Venus (Paperback). Alessandra is not quite fifteen when her prosperous merchant father brings a young painter back with him from Holland to adorn the walls of the new family chapel.
The Birth of Venus: A Novel is a 2003 novel by Sarah Dunant, a bestselling British author. The story is set in the late 15th century in Florence, Italy. It was first published by Little, Brown in 2003 with the title The Birth of Venus: love and death in Florence. A young Florentine girl, Alessandra Cecchi, is drawn to a young painter commissioned to paint the family's chapel walls
The Birth of Venus is a tour de force. Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire.
The Birth of Venus is a tour de force. Dunant has created a vivid and compellingly believable picture of Renaissance Florence: the squalor and brutality; the confidence and vitality; the political machinations. Theology has rarely looked so sexy.
The Birth of Venus (Italian: Nascita di Venere ) is a painting by the Italian artist Sandro Botticelli, probably made in the mid 1480s. It depicts the goddess Venus arriving at the shore after her birth, when she had emerged from the sea fully-grown (called Venus Anadyomene and often depicted in art). The painting is in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.
February 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
February 2004 : USA Audio Cassette.
Painted in 1486, The Birth of Venus has been the subject of endless intellectual speculation and interpretations of meaning. The painting depicts a voluptuous nude female standing gracefully upon a large seashell which appears to emerge onto shore from the ocean
Painted in 1486, The Birth of Venus has been the subject of endless intellectual speculation and interpretations of meaning. The painting depicts a voluptuous nude female standing gracefully upon a large seashell which appears to emerge onto shore from the ocean. To her left is a male angel floating in the air and clutching a woman in a tight embrace.
Botticelli The Birth of Venus is one of the most famous paintings of all time. One that never ceases to capture our imaginations. Here we take a closer look at this masterpiece and some of the fascinating stories that surround it. Botticelli painted. Botticelli painted the Birth of Venus between 1484-85. It was commissioned by a member of the Florentine Medici family, most likely Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco who was a distant cousin of Lorenzo the Magnificent. He also commissioned the artist to illustrate Dante’s Divine Comedy and Allegory of Spring.
The Birth of Venus has attracted a number of other explanations from a variety of scholars, historians and related experts. The painting was inspired by a Homeric hymn published in Florence in 1488 by the Greek writer Demetrios Chalcondyles; it was associated with Venus Anadyomene (Venus Rising from the Sea), a lost masterpiece of the artist, Apelles, mentioned by the classical historian Pliny the Elder.
Botticelli's Birth of Venus is one of the world's most famous and appreciated works of ar. In the piece, Venus emerges not from a seashell, as Botticelli has her doing, but from a portable gaming console surrounded by consumer brands such as EasyJet and Barilla.
Botticelli's Birth of Venus is one of the world's most famous and appreciated works of art. It's only natural that other artists would want to do their take on this brilliant piece. 8The Photoshopped Birth of Venus.