July, 2011

Visiting the Uffizi Gallery in Florence – Botticelli

The paintings by Botticelli are displayed in rooms 10-14. They represent the height of the Uffizi collections. The large profane allegories painted for the Medici, with advice from the poet Poliziano, are the symbol of humanistic culture in the 15th century. With the Allegory of Spring (1478), Botticelli breaks with the tradition of religious paintings […]