Portrait of a Lady

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  • Portrait of a Lady
  • Portrait of Esmeralda Brandini
  • View: Full view of painting

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Title

Portrait of a Lady
Portrait of Esmeralda Brandini
View: Full view of painting

Subject

portrait

Description

According to a sixteenth-century inscription, the sitter in this portrait by Sandro Botticelli (1444-1510) is Smeralda Donati. She was the wife of Viviano Brandini and the mother of Michelangelo (1495-1528).

Creator

Sandro Botticelli (Italian painter, ca. 1444-1510)

Source

Description: Lightbown, Ronald; Botticelli: Life and Work, New York, NY: Abbeville Publishing Company, 1989 (0-89659-931-0)

Date

ca. 1471 ()

Contributor

Fredlund, William

Rights

publicDomain

Format

tempera on panel
65.7 cm (height) x 41 cm (width)

Type

painting (visual work)

Identifier

bott016x.jpg

Coverage

Victoria and Albert Museum [South Kensington] (London, England, United Kingdom)
Renaissance

Files

Citation

Sandro Botticelli (Italian painter, ca. 1444-1510), “Portrait of a Lady,” Institute Images Online, accessed August 20, 2018, http://westerncivart.com/items/show/2705.

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