The Wall Street Journal Front Page Friday September 25, 2020 with Art of Sandro Botticelli
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“Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see.” ~ Paul Klee
Wall Street Journal Front Page Friday September 25, 2020
News Between Art, Art Between News.
“It was in Early Renaissance Italy that portraits of notable individuals first came to be considered high art. It was decades before Leonardo da Vinci painted Mona Lisa.” Art daily.
One of the greatest Renaissance paintings remaining in private hands.
And will be offer during Sotheby’s Masters Week Auctions in January 2021 in New York.
Estimated to sell for in excess of $80 million. Courtesy Sotheby’s.
Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (c. 1445 — May 17, 1510), known as Sandro Botticelli was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. Botticelli’s posthumous reputation suffered until the late 19th century, when he was rediscovered by the Pre-Raphaelites who stimulated a reappraisal of his work. Since then, his paintings have been seen to represent the linear grace of Early Renaissance painting. Wikipedia.
The Botticelli’s most famous work, The Birth of Venus (c. 1484–1486)
Sandro Botticelli, Venus and Mars, c. 1485
Art quote by Wassily Kandinsky.
“Generally speaking, color directly influences…