Botticelli Sentence Examples
Among his contemporaries he formed special ties of friendship with the painters Sandro Botticelli and Pietro Perugino.
The account which has come down to us is that Mantegna began engraving in Rome, prompted by the engravings produced by Baccio Baldini of Florence after Sandro Botticelli; nor is there anything positive to invalidate this account, except the consideration that it would consign all the numerous and elaborate engravings made by Mantegna to the last sixteen or seventeen years of his life, which seems a scanty space for them, and besides the earlier engravings indicate an earlier period of his artistic style.
The two former are among the finest in the world, and are filled with masterpieces by Raphael, Andrea del Sarto, Perugino, Ghirlandaio, Botticelli, the Lippi, and many other Florentine, Umbrian, Venetian, Dutch and Flemish artists, as well as numerous admirable examples of antique, medieval and Renaissance sculpture.
Jane is described as diminutive with fair hair, red eyes and the face of a Botticelli.
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In the Accademia, which is rich in early Tuscan masters, the Botticelli and Perugino rooms deserve special mention.