Botticelli drawings head for San Francisco

The first major exhibition dedicated to the drawings of the Sandro Botticelli will open later this year at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco. The show will feature almost 60 works in total, including five newly attributed drawings by the Early Renaissance master. More details at this link.

Sandro Botticelli’s Study of the head of a woman in profile “La Bella Simonetta”(around 1485) was drawn using white gouache on light-brown prepared paper. © Ashmolean Museum