Botticelli’s Venus

One of the greats, Botticelli.
One of the greats, Botticelli.

 

 

 

I imagine we have all seen this before. It is one of the most magnificent of Botticelli’s works. It should also be famous for depicting Venus without any nudity. To paraphrase, “Italy was ruled by the Borgias and had Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, Cellini, and so on. SWwitzerland had a democracy and gave us to cooku clock.”

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