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Image number
XAL395
Title
Adoration of the Magi (tempera on panel) (for detail see 315894)
Artist
Botticelli, Sandro (Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi) (1444/5-1510) / Italian
Location
Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Medium
tempera on panel
Date
(C15th)
Dimensions
111x134 cms
Description
Alleged self portrait, far right. Painted for the church of Santa Maria Novella around 1475, it contains the portraits of several members of the Medici family. Cosimo de' Medici (the Magus kneeling in front of the Virgin, described by Vasari as "the finest of all that are now extant for its life and vigour"), his sons Piero (the second Magus kneeling in the centre with the red mantle) and Giovanni (the third Magus), and his grandsons Giuliano and Lorenzo.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
Man / Adoration of the Magi / Art / Italy / Medieval period / Painting / Quattrocento / Religion / Renaissance / Magi / 15 15th XV XVth century / Fashion / Male fashion / Costume / Elegance / Hat / Cape / Shoe / Boot / Anonymity Anonymous / Bible (scene) / Middle age / Identity / House of Medici / Masculinity / medici family / birth / self portrait / three kings / virgin mary / christianity / wise men / infant / nativity / new testament / self-portrait / infant christ / painting / Renaissance / religion / jesus / balthasar / madonna / l'adoration des mages / melchior / caspar / joseph / jesus christ / Painting / Mzpainting
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