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Author Botticelli, Sandro, 1444 or 1445-1510., author

Title Botticelli : likeness, myth, devotion : an exhibition organized by the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, November 13, 2009-February 28, 2010 / edited by Andreas Schumacher ; with contributions by Cristina Acidini ... [and others].

Publication Info. Ostfildern, Germany : Hatje/Cantz, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  759.5 BOTTICELLI BOT    Check Shelf
Description 372 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), genealogical table ; 31 cm.
Note "This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition Botticelli, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, November 13, 2009-February 28, 2010"--Colophon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-369).
Contents Essays: The painter Sandro Botticelli: an introduction to his oeuvre / Andreas Schumacher -- Simonetta Vespucci: the construction, deconstruction, and reconstruction of a myth / Hans Körner -- For a prosperous Florence: Botticelli's mythological allegories / Cristina Acidini -- Botticelli as a draftsman: his studies of heads / Lorenza Melli -- Tyranny or golden age? Florence in Botticelli's day / Volker Reinhardt -- Character assassination with consequences: the life of Botticelli according to Giorgio Vasari and modern art historiography / Ulrich Rehm -- Giorgio Vasari: the life of Sandro Botticelli, painter of Florence (1568) -- Botticelli: biographical facts.
Summary This publication provides the reader with impressive insight into Botticelli's important contributions to Florentine art, and also traces the ideals of feminine beauty, embodied not only by his enchanting goddesses and Madonnas, but also in the idealized portrait of an unknown lady.
Subject Botticelli, Sandro, 1444 or 1445-1510 -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Schumacher, Andreas.
Acidini Luchinat, Cristina, 1951-
Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut Frankfurt am Main.
Added Title Likeness, myth, devotion
ISBN 9783775724814 (English)
3775724818 (English)
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