Botticelli

Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli, Saint Augustine in his Study, about 1480. Church of All Saints (Ognissanti). Photo: courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

If you go to the Brancacci Chapel in Florence, face the altar and look right, you will see St. Peter being crucified. A crowd of men watches but one, with long hair and a cheeky expression, turns to face the viewer. That’s the artist Sandro Botticelli. Read more

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