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Born 1445.
First apprenticed to a goldsmith.
Then worked under Florentine painter, Filippo Lippi.
Studied the sculptural styles of Pollaiuolo and Verracchio to create more robust, rounded figures.
Portrait of artist.
Named after brother's nickname – meaning “little barrel”.
Name of artwork: “Birth of Venus” (mid 1480's).
The artist's first name is Sandro.
The artist is Sandro Botticelli.