Italian Renaissance art


<strong><em>Primavera</em>, Sandro Botticelli</strong> - tempera on panel, ca. 1482.

There are over 150 identifiable plants and flowers in <em>Primavera</em> including orange, myrtle, and laurel. They are all known to flower in the countryside around Florence between March and May.

Michelangelo (1475-1464)
“Pietà” (1499)
Carrara Marble
High Renaissance
Located in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City

This is the only art piece by Michelangelo that he ever signed.