Tag: Zephyrus

Allegoria dell’Agricoltura (early 1680s)

Giordano, Luca (1634-1705) Allegoria dell’Agricoltura (Allegory of Agriculture) early 1680s Oil on canvas, 121.4 x 192 cm National Gallery, London This modello, or detailed oil study, is one of a group of 12 that Giordano made in preparation for the ceiling frescoes in…

Nascita di Venere (1484-1485)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Nascita di Venere (Birth of Venus) 1484–1485 Tempera on canvas, 172.5 x 278.5 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Detail of Venus. Detail of the face of Venus. Detail of Zephyrus and Chloris/Aura. Detail of Flora/Hora/Pomona. See also: • Vespucci, Simonetta (1453-1476)

Primavera (c.1482)

Botticelli, Sandro (c.1445-1510) Primavera (Allegory of Spring) c.1482 Tempera on panel, 207 x 319 cm Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Detail of Flora’s face. Detail of Flora. Detail of Flora and Chloris. Detail of Chloris. Detail of Choris and Zephyrus. Detail of Venus.…