Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, known as Sandro Botticelli (Italian: [sandro bottiˈtʃɛlli]; 1445 - May was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. For biographical notes on Botticelli see Part For earlier works by see Part 2 also.
Sandro Botticelli - La bella Simonetta La bella Simonetta means Simonetta Vespucci, a beautiful young Florentine Noble-Lady, who had been painted several times by Botticelli and other painters like Piero di Cosimo. The present painting from the Marube
Sandro Boticelli - "The Three Graces", one of the finest Renaissance painters, sculptors, and one who was influenced by Fra Savanarola, one wonders how many of the Boticelli masterpieces went into the Bonfire of the Vanities.