In this evaluation of the painting Primavera by Botticelli I cover the following concepts:
• Why Primavera is such a popular painting
• Mythical characters featured in Primavera
• Love stories in the Primavera painting
• My Primavera YouTube video
• Frequently Asked Questions including, “Why is Sandro Botticelli’s painting Primavera important?”
In this piece on Lady With a Unicorn by Raphael you’ll find answers to:
– Frequently Asked Questions including, “Who is the woman portrayed in the Lady With a Unicorn painting?”
– What do Unicorns represent?
– Why does Lady With a Unicorn have such a smudgy looking example?
– What’s the story behind Lady With a Unicorn?
In this analysis for the painting Calling of St. Matthew by Caravaggio I include:
• Caravaggio’s everyday perspective.
• The biblical story behind Calling of St. Matthew.
• Which guy in Calling of St. Matthew is the future saint?
• A selection of Frequently Asked Questions including, “Why did Caravaggio paint Calling of St. Matthew?”
Check out the mad skills of painter Rosalba Carriera in Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister:
• Carriera’s fame and success in 18th century Italy.
• Sisters with intimate, interdependent lives.
• A pastel spotlight in the secret Medici Tunnel.
• Answers to Frequently Asked Questions like, “What’s the story behind the women in Self Portrait Holding a Portrait of Her Sister?”