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Portrait of a Young Woman (Simonetta Vespucci Idealized Portrait?) :: Sandro Botticelli

Portrait of a Young Woman (Simonetta Vespucci Idealized Portrait?) :: Sandro Botticelli  - 1 women portraits 15th century hall
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about 1480-1485

technique: Tempera on wood

Dimensions: 82 54 cm

( Deutsch: Aus dem Nachla der Medici, Arbeit der Botticelli-Werkstatt, Deutsch: Portrt einer jungen Frau (Idealbildnis Simonetta Vespucci ?)

Submitted by: JenKiriakos

Published: 13.03.2012



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DragonFly - October 13, 2017

On this picture the audience can see a beautiful profile of a young girl. Elegant silhouette, written with accuracy and attention to every detail, reference to the traditional portraits. However, Botticelli succeeded in psychologizing his image even in the framework of a rather strict tradition. Having created from his model some ideal image, the painter still encrypted references to the person of the that woman. You just need to be able to recognize them. The heroine glances attentive and serious. [Expand]


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