Thursday, October 31, 2013

Botticelli’s muse

Botticelli has always been my favourite artist, the elegant women he paints seem to possess a mysterious, ethereal beauty. When I visited the Uffizi gallery, I could not take my eyes away from his paintings, and seeing all the amazing details up close. Until now, I had no idea the women he painted was based on his muse, Simonetta Vespucci, the most beautiful woman of Florence. Read more here.

1 comment:

  1. woman number 4 looks significantly different - and is painted by piero di cosimo.


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