The Jacquemart-André Museum invites lovers of Italian painting to discover an exhibition around Sandro Botticelli from September 10, 2021 to January 24, 2022.
One of the greatest painters of the Italain renaissance
The Jacquemart André museum presents an exhibition dedicated to one of the greatest painters of the Italian Renaissance: Botticelli (1445-1510). Through some forty works by the artist, accompanied by a selection of paintings by his Florentine contemporaries, it celebrates the creative genius of Botticelli, as well as the practice, very widespread at that time, of working in the studio with assistants. . An unmissable event not to be missed, from September 10, 2021 to January 24, 2022. The Jacquemart-André museum celebrates the creative genius of Sandro Botticelli and the activity of his workshop, exhibiting around forty works by this refined painter accompanied by some paintings by his Florentine contemporaries on which Botticelli had an influence. particular.
The career of Botticelli, who became one of Florence’s greatest artists, testifies to the influence and the profound changes which transformed the city under the Medici. Botticelli is arguably one of the most famous painters of the Italian Renaissance despite the amount of mystery that still surrounds his life and the activity of his studio. Relentlessly, he alternated unique creation and mass production completed by his many assistants. The exhibition shows the importance of this workshop practice, a laboratory teeming with ideas and training, typical of the Italian Renaissance. It introduces Botticelli in his role of creator, but also entrepreneur and trainer. Following a chronological and thematic order, the tour illustrates Botticelli’s personal stylistic development, the links between his work and the culture of his time, as well as the influence he himself exerted on the Florentine artists of the Quattrocento.
From September 10, 2021 to January 24, 2022 Jacquemart André Museum 158 boulevard Haussmann 75008 Paris 8 Reduced price: 12 € Full price: 15 € www.musee-jacquemart-andre.com