Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus


Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, 1483-85, tempera on panel, 68 x 109 5/8″ (172.5 x 278.5 cm) (Galeria degli Uffizi, Florence)

 

Additional resources:

This painting at the Uffizi

Jane C. Long, “Botticelli’s ‘Birth of Venus’ as Wedding Painting,” Aurora: The Journal of the History of Art, 9 (2008), pp. 1-27.

Paintings of Love and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance on The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

 

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus," in Smarthistory, December 5, 2015, accessed October 17, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/sandro-botticelli-the-birth-of-venus/.