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By Sophia Harris
   He got his name Botticelli when he went to live with is
                     brother Botticello.
                Botticelli was born in 1444.
               He died in 1510 a lonely man.
He was known for his religious paintings of the Greek Gods .
He enjoyed making his paintings beautiful in a fantasy kind of
• Before his death for ten years he did little or no
  It was 350 years after his death that he became a
  world wide phenomenon.

• He worked in the studio of Fra Filippo Lippi and
  soon showed signs of great talents. Apart from his
  other paintings he helped paint the Sistine chapel
              The Birth of Venus
The Birth of Venus was painted by Botticelli.
I find it gives me a wonderful feeling of the moving
   wind between her hair and it gives me a sense of
If you look at the picture you can see all the women
   have golden red hair.
Venus has beautiful golden hair.
People who study Botticelli find that the painter
  had freed himself from the influence of others
  and relies entirely on his own resources.
  Botticelli also often painted Greek Gods.
Botticelli told a story with this painting.
               The story of Venus
The picture also shows the purity of the beautiful white
  virgin who is in a shell floating over the waves. She is
  being blown to the land by two angels . They are
  blowing roses at her . When Venus comes ashore a
  woman runs to her and covers her up in a cloth to
  cover up her body.
Here is just some of his incredible work
                 Quiz time!!
1. When was Botticelli born?
2. When did he die?
3. What was his brother called?
4. How long after his death did he become a
   world wide phenomenon?
5. What were his paintings known for?
              The End
         Thank you for watching

            By Sophia Harris

                 350 years
Being religious and pictures of Greek Gods

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