Sandro Botticelli: Portrait Of A Young Woman

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Sandro Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter born in 1445 in Florence, Italy. From an early age, he had been trained originally as a goldsmith, a specialist in working with gold and metals. His father, then settled him in a studio taught by Fra Filippo Lippi, one of the greatest Italian artist during the 15th century. At the age of fifteen, Botticelli had his own workshop, this helped to contribute to his distinct art style, which incorporated with Neo-platonism.
After his tutor left Florence for Spoleto, Botticelli continued to work on improving his figural style he had learned. Then he took sculptural painting lessons from the leading artists of the 1460s. He was able to incorporate the delicacy of figural and sculptural style, and build his own painting style. Botticelli’s career reached its climax during his mid-years, he had fame, contacts and money.
Botticelli lived with his family and didn’t get married, since he was never the greatest believer in marriage. He died on May 17, 1510 in his hometown Florence, Italy. His love for art is rejuvenating and profoundly meaningful, resulting in some of his most astonishing art work: La Primavera (1482), Portrait of a Young Woman (1485), and his most famous painting, the Birth of Venus (1485). It is undeniably one of the world’s greatest master pieces ever painted by
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He was introduced by his brother, Andrea to the ancient civilization, and studied architecture tutored by his uncle. In 1740, he went to Rome and studied alongside with some of the best printmakers, and remained in the city of the Seven Hills for the rest of his life. During that time, he had developed etching techniques, under Giuseppe Vasi’s instructions, which creates rich contrasts between light and dark by engraved copperplates and soaked them in strong acid to remove the excess parts, resulted with etched
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