Botticelli vs Lippy: Madonna and Child with Angels

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This is an educational art history video exploring Sandro Botticelli’s Madonna and Child with Angels, at the National Gallery of Art. Comparing Botticelli’s art with that of his teacher, Fra Filippo Lippi, this examines Botticelli’s development of his own devotional aesthetic method. Part of the Seeing Art History series, it is written and narrated by Dr. James Romaine.