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Sandro Botticelli: The Drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy

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In the 1480s, the great Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli was commissioned by Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici to make a series of drawings to illustrate Dante's Divine Comedy. Botticelli gave stunning visual form to the poet's epic journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, but the project was never completed and the sheets were scattered. Now, more than ...more
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Royal Academy Books (first published April 1st 2000)
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TheGirlWhoLivedUpstairs
Sep 17, 2013 marked it as to-read
Saw 'The Divine Comedy' Botticelli exhibition at the Royal Academy in London years ago, and wish now I had picked up a copy of this book (especially having seen the price of a second hand copy!). Exquisite drawings.
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Research book - excellent edition.
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