The Story of Virginia (detail) 1496-1504 Oil Painting - Sandro Botticelli

The Story of Virginia (detail) 1496-1504

Sandro BotticelliItem # 107359
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  • About Reproduction

    Discover the allure of art with our faithful reproduction of "The Story of Virginia (detail) 1496-1504", originally brought to life by the talented Sandro Botticelli. Unlike posters or prints, our hand-painted oil painting breathes an unique sense of depth and texture into your space. Every detail, every stroke, and every texture is meticulously recreated, paying the perfect homage to Sandro Botticelli and his artistic vision.

    Owning this piece is more than just decoration - it's a statement of your refined taste in art. Let the vibrant colors and intricate details of this replica serve as a daily reminder of the beauty in our world. Elevate your decor and appreciate the richness of art with our replica of this masterpiece.

  • Painting Description

    "The Story of Virginia (detail) 1496-1504" is a notable work by the Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli, whose full name was Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi. This artwork is a detail from a larger piece that depicts the tragic tale of Virginia, a Roman woman whose story is recounted by the historian Livy and later by the poet Giovanni Boccaccio. The narrative of Virginia, who was the subject of a corrupt judge's desire and whose father ultimately killed her to save her from dishonor, was a popular theme in Renaissance art, symbolizing the defense of civic virtue and chastity.

    Created between 1496 and 1504, this work is part of Botticelli's later period, which is characterized by a more somber and contemplative approach compared to his earlier mythological and allegorical works, such as "The Birth of Venus" and "Primavera." During this time, Botticelli's style became increasingly influenced by the religious fervor sweeping through Florence, particularly the teachings of the Dominican friar Girolamo Savonarola, who preached against the secularism and moral decay of the Renaissance city-states.

    The detail from "The Story of Virginia" showcases Botticelli's mastery of line and form, as well as his ability to convey intense emotion and narrative depth. The figures are rendered with a delicate precision, and the composition reflects the artist's continued interest in classical antiquity, while also incorporating the more expressive and dramatic elements that came to define his later work.

    While the exact location and current status of the complete work are not specified, the detail itself serves as a testament to Botticelli's enduring legacy and his impact on the development of Renaissance art. It is a poignant example of his skill in storytelling through visual means and his capacity to engage with themes of morality and virtue that resonated with the cultural and social concerns of his time.

    As with many works of art from this period, the provenance and historical record of "The Story of Virginia (detail)" may be incomplete, and the survival of such works is often subject to the vicissitudes of time and historical events. Nevertheless, the detail remains an important piece for understanding Botticelli's oeuvre and the broader context of Renaissance art and society.

  • Lead Time & Shipping

    When you order this oil painting replica, it typically takes 2-3 weeks to paint. If the artwork is more complex, it might need a little more time to ensure the best quality. Once it's ready, we'll send you a photo for your approval. After you give the green light, we'll ship it to you for free.

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