Primavera, is a large panel painting in by the Italian Renaissance painter Sandro Botticelli made in the late 1470s or early 1480s. It has been described as one of the most written about, and most controversial paintings in the world, and also one of the most popular paintings in Western art. The precise meaning of the painting is unknown, but it was probably created for the marriage of Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco, a cousin of the powerful Lorenzo the Magnificent Medici.
The picture illustrates a renewed interest in Greek and Roman mythology.
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