Sandro Botticelli: the drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy

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This book introduces the 91 extant drawings of Sandro Botticelli to illustrate Dante Alighieri's 'The Divine Comedy'. This volume brings a catalogue, including a commentary and seven essays.

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Between 1480 and 1495, Botticelli executed a series of almost 100 drawings on vellum sheets, each based on individual cantos of Dante's Divine Comedy. It is almost certain that these exquisite and ... Read full review

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Botticellis Drawings 37 Inferno
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The Medici Sixtus IV and Savonarola
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Images in Dantes Divine Comedy
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