Botticelli, Sandro (M)

d. 17 May 1510. Nationality: Italian.
Renaissance painter and draughtsman. Also known as “Alessandro di Moriano Filipepi.” Born c. 1445. Worked in Florence and for a time under the patronage of the Medici family. Painted altarpieces. portraits, and religious and mythological subjects. Decorated the Sistine Chapel in Rome (1481). Painter of *The Birth of Venus*. Illustrated a copy of the *Divine Comedy* by Dante. Biographical information: *Oxford Reference*. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
For The Master 1891-12 Atalanta Illustrator 2165
Pallas and the Centaur. After a Picture by Botticelli 1896 Pageant Illustrator 1100