Uffizi: Primavera

“Primavera” or “Spring” by Sandro Botticelli is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Join Andrew Graham-Dixon in decoding this magical mythological scene. A stunning work of art, which like “The Birth of Venus”, was painted by Botticelli for male members of the Medici family to present to their brides as wedding gifts. The connotation being: “Join the Medici family and bear the fruit of marriage”.