VASARI'S LIFE OF SANDRO BOTTICELLI BIB

SANDRO BOTTICELLI
A Brief Bibliography

Titles are listed in order of date of publication. These titles are a fraction of those existing; emphasis has been placed on more recent publications.




Geza Jaszai. ""Heilige Repraesentation"/"Santa Rappresentazione": zur Deutung des Bardi-Altars von Botticelli in Berlin." Zeitschrift fuer Kunstgeschichte. 73 (2010) 2: 273-281.

Rab Hatfield, ed. Sandro Botticelli and Herbert Horne: New Research. The Villa Rossa Series: Intellectual Perspectives on Italy and Europe 5. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009.
Book Review: Ulrich Rehm. Zeitschrift fuer Kunstgeschichte 73.2010,4: 587-591.
Book Review: Carl Brandon Strehlke. Renaissance quarterly. 63.2010,2: 591-593.

Damian Dombrowski. Botticelli: ein Florentiner Maler ueber Gott, die Welt und sich selbst. Berlin, 2010.

Ross S. Kilpatrick. "Horace, Ovid and "La Primavera": axis and allegory in laurentian Florence." Medicea. 5 (2010): 6-19.

Giorgio Vasari. Victoria Lorini, et al. Das Leben des Sandro Botticelli, Filippino Lippi, Cosimo Rosselli und Alesso Baldovinetti: [neu uebersetzt und kommentiert]. Berlin. 2010.

Cristina Acidini, ed. Botticelli nel suo tempo. Milan, 2009.

Marilyn Aronberg Lavin. Artists' art in the Renaissance. London, 2009.

Frank Zoellner. Botticelli. "New Edition." Munich, 2009.

Paul Barolsky. "Iconography and the depredation of Botticelli's art." Source. 27 (2008) 4, pp. 1-2.

Stephen John Campbell. "The conflicted representation of Judaism in Italian Renaissance images of Christ's life and Passion." In: The passion story. Ed. by Marcia Kupfer, James H. Marrow, et al. University Park, PA, 2008: 67-90, 242-246.

Alessandro Cecchi. Botticelli e l'eta' di Lorenzo il Magnifico: Filippo Lippi, Antonio e Piero del Pollaiolo, Andrea del Verrocchio, Domenico Ghirlandaio, Pietro Perugino, Leonardo, Filippino Lippo, Piero di Cosimo, Fra Bartolomeo. Florence, 2007.

Hans Koerner. Botticelli. Cologne, 2006.

Alessandro Cecchi. Botticelli. Milan, 2005.

Frank Zoellner. Sandro Botticelli. Munich, 2005.

Gail S. Weinberg. "D.G. Rossetti's ownership of Botticelli's 'Smeralda Brandini'." The Burlington Magazine. Vol. 146 (2004): 20-26.

Max C. Marmor. "From Purgatory to the Primavera: some observations on Botticelli and Dante." Artibus et historiae, vol. 24, 2003(2004) No. 48: 199-212.

Sergiusz Michalski. "Venus as Semiramis: a new interpretation of the central figure of Botticelli's Primavera." Artibus et historiae. Vol. 24, 2003(2004) No. 48: 213-222.

Aphrodite Alexandrakis. "Plotinus, Marsilio Ficino, and Renaissance art." Neoplatonic aesthetics. Liana De Girolami Cheney and John Hendrix eds., New York, 2004: 187-195.

Miklos Boskovits. "Una mostra su Botticelli e Filippino." Arte cristiana. Vol. 92, (2004) No. 825: 409-420.

Charles Dempsey. "L'amore e la figura della ninfa nell'arte di Botticelli." In: Botticelli e Filippino: l'inquietudine e la grazia nella pittura fiorentina del Quattrocento. Daniel Arasse, et al, eds., Milan, 2004: 25-37.

John F. Moffitt ; Mike Laurance. "Botticelli's Madonna del Magnificat as a Speculum sine macula: a computer-graphic and iconographic analysis." Source vol. 23 (2004): 20-31.

Enrico Guidoni. "'Venere e Marte' di Sandro Botticelli: una nuova interpretazione." Colori e parole. 2004: 7-14.

Sally Korman. "A 'St Francis' by Botticelli in the National Gallery." Apollo. Vol. 158 (2003) no. 497: 42-49.

Daniel Arasse, Pierluigi De Vecchi, et al, eds. Da Ambrogio Lorenzetti a Sandro Botticelli. Florence, 2003.

Andrew C. Blume. "Botticelli and the cost and value of altarpieces in late fifteenth-century Florence." The Art Market in Italy. Marcello Fantoni, et al, eds. Modena, 2003.

Antonella Francini. "American poets in Italy: a guided approach to Botticelli's art." Gli anglo-americani a Firenze. Marcello Fantoni, ed. Rome, 2000: 89-99.





Charles Dempsey. "Portraits and masks in the art of Lorenzo de'Medici, Botticelli, and Politian's Stanze per la Giostra." Renaissance Quarterly. 52 (1999): 1-42.

Frank Zollner. Botticelli: images of love and spring. Munich & New York, 1998.

Barbara J. Watts. "Artistic Competition, Hubris, and Humility: Sandro Botticelli's Response to "Visibile Parlare"." Dante Studies, with the Annual Report of the Dante Society. No. 114 (1996): 41-78.

Andrew C. Blume. "Giovanni de' Bardi and Sandro Botticelli in Santo Spirito." Jahrbuch der Berliner Museen. Bd. 37, (1995): 169-183. London, 1995: 169-185.

Sharon Fermor. "Botticelli and the Medici." In: The Medici and Their Artists. Ed. by Francis Ames-Lewis.

Richard Stapleford. "Vasari and Botticelli." Mittilungen des Kunsthistorishcen Institues in Florenz. Vol. 39 (1995), no. 2/3: 397-409.

Barbara J. Watts. "Sandro Botticelli's Drawings for Dante's "Inferno": Narrative Structure, Topography, and Manuscript Design." Artibus et Historiae. Vol. 16, No. 32 (1995): 163-201.

Everett Fahy. "Morelli and Botticelli." In: Giovanni Morelli e la cultura dei conoscitori. 1993. Vol. 2: 351-358.

Joanne Snow-Smith. The Primavera of Sandro Botticelli: a neoplatonic interpretation. New York, 1993.

Charles Dempsey. The Portrayal of Love: Botticelli's Primavera and humanist culture at the time of Lorenzo the Magnificent. Princeton, 1992.

Lilian H. Zirpolo. "Botticelli's Primavera: a Lesson for the Bride." In: The expanding discourse. Ed. by Norma Broude and Mary D. Garrard. Boulder, Colorado. 1992: 100-109.

R. W. Lightbown. Sandro Botticelli: life and work. New York, 1989.

Liana Cheney. Quattrocento Neoplatonism and Medici humanism in Botticelli's mythological paintings. Lanham, MD : University Press of America, 1985.

David Cast. The Calumny of Apelles: a study in the humanist tradition. New York, 1981.

Paul F. Watson. The Garden of Love in Tuscan art of the early Renaissance. Philadelphia and London, 1979.

R. W. Lightbown. Sandro Botticelli. 2 vols. Berkeley, 1978.
Leopold David Ettlinger. The Burlington magazine. 121 (1979): 729-730.

Leopold D. and Helen Ettlinger. Botticelli. New York, 1977. A decent if brief paperback; seems currently (1999) to be out of print.

Kenneth Clark. The drawings by Sandro Botticelli for Dante's Divine Comedy: after the originals in the Berlin Museums and the Vatican. London, 1976.
Book Review: Leopold David Ettlinger. The Burlington Magazine. 120 (1978): 397-398.

Cropper, Elizabeth. "On beautiful women, Parmigianino, Petrarchismo, and the vernacular style." The Art Bulletin. Vol. LVIII: 3 (September, 1976): 374-394.

Rab Hatfield. Botticelli's Uffizi Adoration: a study in pictorial content. Princeton, 1976.
Book Review: James S. Ackerman. The Burlington Magazine. 120 (1978): 850.
Book Review: Leopold David Ettlinger. The Burlington Magazine. 120 (1978): 398-401.
Book Review: Mark J. Zucker. The Art Quarterly. N.S. 1977/78([1978?]), 2/4: 409-411.

John Shearman. "The Collections of the Younger Branch of the Medici." Burlington Magazine. Vol CXVII: 862 (Jan. 1975): 12-27.

Roberta J. M. Olson. "Studies in the later works of Sandro Botticelli." Ph.D. dissertation, Princeton University, 1975.

Webster Smith. "On the Original Location of the Primavera." The Art Bulletin. vol. LVII: 1 (March 1975): 31-40.

Toby Yuen. "The Tazza Farnese as a source for Botticelli's "Birth of Venus" and Piero di Cosimo's "Myth of Prometheus". Gazette des beaux-arts. 111 (1969): 175-178.

Federico Zeri. "Studies on Italian paintings: II: panels of the Passion of Christ by Antoni della Corna; a Botticellesque fragment ...[sic]." The Journal of the Walters Art Gallery. 29/30, 1966/67([1967?]): 48-67.

Yukio Yashiro. Sandro Botticelli. London & Boston, 1925.

Herbert Horne. Botticelli, painter of Florence. Introduction by John Pope-Hennessy. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, [1980] This is a reprint (with Pope-Hennessy's new introduction) of the 1908 edition.




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