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Published by Phaidon Press in Oxford [Eng.] .
Written in English


  • Mythology, Classical, in art,
  • Painting -- Themes, motives

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Bibliography: p. 80

StatementMichael Jacobs
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14478005M

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Primavera (Italian pronunciation: [primaˈveːra], meaning "Spring"), is a large panel painting in tempera paint by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli made in the late s or early s (datings vary). It has been described as "one of the most written about, and most controversial paintings in the world", and also "one of the most popular paintings in Western art".Artist: Sandro Botticelli. Reynolds hoped to bring Italian subject matter to England, too — in particular, mythological and historical painting. But British tastes inclined toward portraiture; 16th- and 17th-century foreign painters who’d worked in England, like Hans Holbein and Anthony van Dyck, focused on portraits, helping foster a taste for that kind of painting. Mythology in Art can well be observed in the early centuries in Greek sculptures, but the earliest examples of Mithological paintings emerged through the Renaissance great Renaissance masters added a new dimension to Greek mythology. Among the best-known subjects of Italian artists are Botticelli's Birth of Venus”, the Ledas of Leonardo da Vinci and . Book In the 17th century, history paintings – works depicting mythological or Biblical tales, stories from literature or historical events from the recent or distant past – were regarded as the highest category of painting.