artnet News | Amah-Rose Abrams:
A Venus painting by Italian master Sandro Botticelli will go on view in the United States for the first time as part of a touring exhibition featuring sixteen paintings from throughout his oeuvre.
“Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities” will go on view at Muscarelle Museum of Art in Virginia before traveling to Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. As one of the highlights, the exhibition will feature one of only two isolated depictions of Venus ever painted by the much-loved artist… Read more
Image: Sandro Botticelli and workshop, Venere (Venus) half body detail . Courtesy Galleria Sabauda, Turin