Episode 119 – Florence: Uffizi Gallery – Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus”
February 6, 2024

Sandro Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” is one of the most celebrated paintings in the history of art. The work depicts how the Roman goddess of love, Venus, came into being. This episode will examine the style, composition and symbolism of the painting, as well as discuss those factors that give the painting its timeless appeal.

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