1400 – 1500
Renaissance in Italy & the North

Botticelli's Birth of Venus

Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, tempera on panel, c. 1483-85 (Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker


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Linda Baehr wrote on Monday, February 08, 2010

Thank you very much. I enjoyed the comparisons of other works of art and the historical backround.

C. Golembiewski wrote on Saturday, September 03, 2011

Smarthistory was recommended to the class by our Art professor. I have learned so much by listening to the video's. I can re-wind for clarification, listen again, take notes, etc. I am a novice in the field of art, and although our professor is a great teacher, Smarthistory has been invaluable to my studies in Art. I am so happy it was recommended to the class.

Don wrote on Monday, April 30, 2012

I have seen Botticelli's The Birth of Venusin Florence and in books. Learned more fromshort youtube. Please post more of Botticelli'swork.

Allisen Roberts wrote on Saturday, June 09, 2012

Lovely interplay of narration between the two voices. Well done! I really appreciate the details and comparison to other Boticelli paintings of the time.

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