January 1, 1999

NEWS FEATURE: New View of Botticelli _ As Illustrator of Dante’s “Divine Comedy’’

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c. 2000 Religion News Service ROME (RNS) _ Sandro Botticelli, the Renaissance painter best known for his Venus, his angels and his flowery allegory of springtime, emerges in a new role in a unique Holy Year exhibit: as illustrator of Dante’s religious and literary masterpiece, “The Divine Comedy.” Botticelli’s style is as unexpected as his […]

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