Category:Adoration of the Magi (Zanobi Altar) by Botticelli - ca. 1476 (Uffizi)

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Artist
Sandro Botticelli  (1445–1510) Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q5669 q:it:Sandro Botticelli
Sandro Botticelli
Alternative names birth name: Allessandro Filipepi
Sandro Filipepi
Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi
Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi Botticelli
Description Italian painter, fresco painter and draughtsman
Date of birth/death circa 1445 17 May 1510
Location of birth/death Florence Florence
Work location Florence (1469–1481), Pisa (1475), Rome (1481–1482), Florence (1482–1490), Volterra (ca. 1483), Mantua (1502), Florence (1503–1510)
Authority control
Title The Adoration of the Magi
Alternative title(s):
de wikidata:Q488825
Date circa 1476
Medium tempera on panel
Dimensions Height: 111 cm (43.7 in). Width: 134 cm (52.8 in).
Uffizi  Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q51252
Uffizi
Native name Galleria degli Uffizi
Location Florence
Coordinates 43° 46′ 06″ N, 11° 15′ 21″ E Link to OpenStreetMap Link to Google Maps
Established 1581 (built), 1765 (open to public)
Web page www.uffizi.it/en
Authority control
room 10-14 Botticelli's
Accession number Inventario 1890: N. Inv. 882
Object history Santa Maria Novella
1570 Collection Fabio Mondragone, Florence
Collection Don Antonio de' Medici, Florence
Villa medicea di Poggio Imperiale, Florence
13-5-1796 Uffizi, Florence
Exhibition history 1939 Mostra Medicea Florence
1992 Lorenzo il Magnifico Florence
Trésor des Médicis, Musée Maillol, Paris,
2011 - 2012 Filippino Lippi e Sandro Botticelli nella Firenze del '400 Rome
2016 Botticelli and his time, Tokyo
Notes
Deutsch: Auftraggeber: Bankier Gaspare di Zanobi del Lama für seine Grabkapelle an der Fassadeninnenseite in Santa Maria Novella. Sie wurde bekrönt mit einer Lünettendarstellung der Geburt Christi, heute über dem Eingangsportal. Als das Patronat in andere Hände ging wurde das Bild durch die Verkündigung von Santi di Tito ersetzt.
English: The painting was commissioned by banker Gaspare di Zanobi del Lama for his family chapel at the counter facade of Santa Maria Novella. It was surmounted by a lunette depicting the nativity (now above the central entrance door).
English: The elderly king or Magus, who is approaching to kiss the foot of the Child, is Cosimo de' Medici; the Magus with the red cloak is Piero il Gottoso, his eldest son, while the one next to him, dressed in white, is Giovanni di Cosimo, Piero’s brother.
References Polo Museale Fiorentino, Inventario 1890: online database: entry 882 (Italian)
Polo Museale Fiorentino Catalogo: online database: entry 00188564 (Italian)
Palazzo Medici
Web Gallery of Art
Carlo Montresor: Botticelli, p. 14 (online)
Sandro Botticelli Adoration of the Magi 2.jpg

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