Consequently, I am rewarded each day with quite a few examples of art that I have never seen before. I always try to stop and study. Invariably, alas, I am short of time to research the artists as much as I would like.
The Kate Bunce painting, at top, however, stopped me in my tracks. Struck a chord. I found the color, the detail and composition very pleasing. It could have been the work of a Renaissance great! Then I saw she was British. So, I made a note of her name. I then went back tonight to look her up.
I wanted to share her with you. Yes, she is not unique but she sure has a je ne sais quoi touch.
A good overview IF you are not that familiar with him.
Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia link: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandro_Botticelli
Indubitably one of my favorite artists of all time and across all genres. He was magical. In my book one of five GIANTS of the Renaissance, the other four being: Michelangelo, Titian, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael.
His paintings are so timeless and mesmerizing. What a talent?
What an age that was. All these great artist, all in Italy, more or less at the same time.
Just spare a thought. He died over 500 year ago. 500 years!
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