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[bot-i-chel-ee; Italian bawt-tee-chel-lee] /ˌbɒt ɪˈtʃɛl i; Italian ˌbɔt tiˈtʃɛl li/
[san-droh,, sahn-;; Italian sahn-draw] /ˈsæn droʊ,, ˈsɑn-;; Italian ˈsɑn drɔ/ (Show IPA),
(Alessandro di Mariano dei Filipepi) 1444?–1510, Italian painter.
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Botticellian, adjective Unabridged
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  • sandro botticelli was not a great painter in the same sense as Andrea Mantegna.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • sandro botticelli, the other disciple of Fra Lippo, bears a name of greater mark.

    Renaissance in Italy Vol. 3 John Addington Symonds
  • On the pillars between the windows are the figures of twenty-eight popes, by sandro botticelli.

    Walks in Rome Augustus J.C. Hare
  • It is difficult to speak adequately, perhaps even intelligibly, of sandro botticelli.

    Italian Hours Henry James
British Dictionary definitions for sandro botticelli


/Italian bottiˈtʃɛlli/
Sandro (ˈsandro), original name Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi. 1444–1510, Italian (Florentine) painter, illustrator, and engraver, noted for the graceful outlines and delicate details of his mythological and religious paintings
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