You know “Le Printemps” by Botticelli, but have you really watched it?
“Le Printemps” by Sandro Botticelli, at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – Wikicommons
In the 15th century, Botticelli produced what will remain one of the most famous works of Western art. Why did “Le Printemps” strike such a chord? What do we see so strong? And why, without even knowing it, everything we watch today is impregnated by this work?
- Ana Debenedetti
Art historian, specialist in Florentine Renaissance art
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- Morena Constantini, translation by Ida Giordano:
Sandro Botticellipublished by Gallimard Découvertes