He illustrated Cristoforo Landino’s edition of the Commedia in the 1480s and became the first great serial artist of the poem to use the discursive method: following the text sequentially or episodically rather than approaching it synoptically.
|Sandro Botticelli: Self Portrait|
Between 1473 and 1474 , he was asked to paint St. Sebastian in Florence’s Church of Santa Maria Maggiore.
|The Birth of Venus|
Among his greatest w9riks are the Primavera, Pallas and the Centaur, Venus and Mars and The Birth of Venus all painted c. 1477-90. Botticelli died in Florence on May 17, 1510.
Biography of Sandro Botticelli