CodeDS/UK/824
Datesborn 1444 or 1445, died 1510
Person NameBotticelli; Sandro (born 1444 or 1445, died 1510)
SurnameBotticelli
ForenamesSandro
ActivityIn his lifetime he was one of the most esteemed painters in Italy, enjoying the patronage of the leading families of Florence, in particular the Medici and their banking clients. He was summoned to take part in the decoration of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, was highly commended by diplomatic agents to Ludovico Sforza in Milan and Isabella dÂ’Este in Mantua and also received enthusiastic praise from the famous mathematician Luca Pacioli and the humanist poet Ugolino Verino. Comment on works: Religious, History.

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