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'The Primavera' by  Sandro Botticelli

'The Primavera'
by Sandro Botticelli

transmitted 16th Feb 2004

Botticelli's painting is extraordinarily beautiful; his portrayal of Flora, the central character, reveals a face you might find in London or Bologna or Boston today. But what the painting is about is a mystery which scholars devote their lives to solving. It is rich is sex, even rape, but it also about love and the highest aspirations of man.

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