Botticelli Copy Identified as Original

November 14th, 2019

A work attributed as a copy of a Botticelli, currently held in a Welsh Museum, has been identified as an original by British art historian Bendor Grosvenor. “Despite all the overpaint, parts of it reminded me of Botticelli’s most famous painting, The Birth of Venus,” he says. “I’m now convinced that Botticelli played an important part in its production, and am delighted it has once more gone on public display.”

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