Sandro Botticelli, Virgin and Child with an Angel, 1475-1485

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This is an educational art history video exploring Sandro Botticelli’s Virgin and Child with Angel at the Art Institute of Chicago. It examines Botticelli’s innovative visual language of line and color to convey both the sacred love between them and to draw the viewer into their union. Part of the Seeing Art History series, it is written and narrated by Dr. James Romaine.