Sandro Botticelli

‘Laboratory of ideas’: Paris exhibition explores Sandro Botticelli's busy studio

A new show looks at the Renaissance artist’s role as a designer and head of a busy workshop as well as the inventor of an instantly recognisable style

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Extract | How Sandro Botticelli brought Dante’s Divine Comedy to life

New book by Martin Kemp considers the impact of poet’s vision of divine light on artists such as Michelangelo and Titian

Botticelli portrait sells for record $92.1m at Sotheby's in New York

A portrait of a Young man holding a roundel (around 1470-80) by the Renaissance master seemingly sold to a Russian buyer

Botticelli bonanza in Paris next year with major show of masterpieces

New exhibition at Musée Jacquemart-André presents 15th-century artist as an entrepreneur and prolific designer

This $80m Botticelli could be one of the most expensive portraits ever sold at auction

The painting, to be offered at Sotheby's New York in January, is estimated to sell for 100 times more than the owner paid for it in 1982

Spot the difference: art edition

We introduced some invasive flora and fauna, and a few subtle deletions to Botticelli's Primevera to keep you entertained during lockdown

Is this $30m portrait the 'last Botticelli'?

Painting will be exhibited at Frieze Masters next month, after a "style of Botticelli" sleeper sold for over £6m at Zurich auction in June

Botticelli’s violent stories have a contemporary resonance in #MeToo era

“Spalliera” panels depicting parables are reunited at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for the first time in 500 years