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Botticelli Florentine Renaissance painter, man and goldsmith

born in Florence (1445) and died in Florence (1510), aged 65

Northern wall of the Sistine Chapel Vatican City see all

Ospedale degli Innocenti Florence see all

Southern wall of the Sistine Chapel Vatican City see all

Uffizi: Halls 10/14 – Botticelli Florence see all

Adoration of the Magi see all

Madonna and Child see all

Primavera see all

The Annunciation see all

Altarpiece

Half Length Portrait

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1445 in Florence

Botticelli is born in Florence.

1465 aged 20

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called Madonna and Child with an Angel over the course of two years until 1467.

1467 aged 22

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Madonna della Loggia .

1469 aged 24

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called Madonna in Glory with Seraphim for a year.

1470 aged 25

Botticelli opens his own workshop.

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Sant'Ambrogio Altarpiece .

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Fortitude .

1474 aged 29

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called Portrait of a Man with a Medal of Cosimo the Elder over the course of thirteen thousand three hundred and eleven years until 14785.

1475 aged 30

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Adoration of the Magi of 1475 .

1477 aged 32

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called Primavera over the course of five years until 1482.

1480 aged 35

Botticelli works on a fresco called Punishment of the Rebels over the course of two years until 1482.

Botticelli works on a fresco called Temptations of Christ over the course of two years until 1482.

1481 aged 36

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Madonna of the Magnificat .

Botticelli works on a fresco called The Trials of Moses for a year.

1482 aged 37

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Pallas and the Centaur .

1484 aged 39

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called The Birth of Venus over the course of two years until 1486.

1487 aged 42

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Madonna of the Pomegranate .

1489 aged 44

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called Cestello Annunciation for a year.

1490 aged 45

Botticelli works on a tempera painting called Saint Augustine in His Study over the course of four years until 1494.

1491 aged 46

Botticelli serves on a committee to decide upon a façade for the Cathedral of Florence.

1494 aged 49

Botticelli creates a tempera painting called Calumny of Apelles .

1502 aged 57

November 16

Jacques Mesnil discovers a summary of a charge in the Florentine Archives for November 16, 1502, which reads simply "Botticelli keeps a boy", under an accusation of sodomy.

1504 aged 59

Botticelli is invited to join the committee appointed to decide where Michelangelo's David will be placed.

1510 aged 65 in Florence

May 17

Botticelli dies in Florence.

Florence Tuscany, Europe, Italy

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London England, Europe, United Kingdom

Botticelli Reimagined at Victoria and Albert Museum from 2016-3-5 to 2016-7-3 Closed

Teachers

Andrea del Verrocchio (1435-1488) Florentine Renaissance painter and sculptor

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