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Royal Academy Publications

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Cloth, 11.75 x 9.75 / 357 pgs / Illustrated throughout

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Sandro Botticelli: The Drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy

Text by Peter Keller.

In the 1480s, the great Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli was commissioned by Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de' Medici to make a series of drawings to illustrate Dante's Divine Comedy. Botticelli gave stunning visual form to the poet's epic journey through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise, but the project was never completed and the sheets were scattered. Now, more than 500 years after their creation, all 91 existing -- and very fragile -- vellum sheets will be shown together for the first time, in Berlin, Rome, and London. This book, which accompanies the exhibition, illustrates each of Botticelli's canto sheets in superb color, faced by a commentary on Botticelli's pictorial response to Dante's poem by Hein-Thomas Schulze Altcappenberg of the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin, where 84 of the sheets are permanently housed. Eight essays on Botticelli, the Medici, and the Divine Comedy complete this unprecedented volume.
Sandro Botticelli: The Drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

SANDRO BOTTICELLI MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Sandro Botticelli: The Drawings for Dante's Divine Comedy

SANDRO BOTTICELLI: THE DRAWINGS FOR DANTE'S DIVINE COMEDY

Text by Peter Keller.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9780810966338
USD $75.00
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Pub Date: 11/1/2000
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Botticelli: Art to Hear Series

BOTTICELLI: ART TO HEAR SERIES

Text by Ursula Vorwerk.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775724838
USD $30.00
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Pub Date: 8/31/2010
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Botticelli

BOTTICELLI

Edited by Andreas Schumacher. Text by Gabriel Dette, Bastian Eclercy, Cristina A. Luchinat.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775724814
USD $75.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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