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Botticelli was an integral part of the Italian Renaissance, which helped to shape the future of European art, architecture and literature.
Sandro Botticelli was an Italian artist who achieved great success and notoriety in his native Florence during his own lifetime. His nickname came from the Italian for a small wine cask, namely a Botticello.

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Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, or as we know him today, Sandro Botticelli, was born in 1445 and died in 1510.
He was an Italian Renaissance painter and was a member of the art movement that was present at the Florentine School. This was where he studied under the watchful eye and guidance of Lorenzo de' Medici.
Botticelli's most famous works include those of Primavera and The Birth of Venus.
At his most productive and successful, Botticelli was one of the most well known artists within all of Italy.
In particular, Madonna and Child was one of his most gracious paintings, that was popular with the individuals of his day.