Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, known as Sandro Botticelli, was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. To celebrate his 570th anniversary, here are some of his most beautiful and important artworks:

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The Birth of Venus (1484).

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Primavera (1482).

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Mars and Venus (1483).

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The Madonna of the Book (1480).

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Portrait of a Man with a Medal of Cosimo the Elder (1474).

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The Mystical Nativity (1500–1501).

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Madonna of the Magnificat (1481).

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Adoration of the Magi (1475).

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Cestello Annunciation (1489).

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Fortitude (1470).

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Madonna of the Pomegranate (1497).

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Madonna and Child (1467).

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Portrait of a young woman (1484).

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Calumny of Apelles (1494).

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Temptations of Christ (1480–1482).

Source: SandroBotticelli.net

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