Andrew Butterfield

Andrew Butterfield is the President of Andrew Butterfield Fine Arts and a Fellow of the Italian Academy, Columbia University. He is the author of The Sculptures of Andrea del Verrocchio, among other books. (February 2023)

Sandro Botticelli: Primavera, 1477–1482

Botticelli in Hell

He was determined to be the first painter to do justice to Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy.’

Botticelli and Treasures from the Hamilton Collection

an exhibition at the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, October 16, 2015–January 24, 2016; and the Courtauld Gallery, London, February 18–May 15, 2016

Botticelli Reimagined

an exhibition at the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, September 24, 2015–January 24, 2016; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, March 5–July 3, 2016

May 26, 2016 issue

‘Prophet’ (possibly Habakkuk), known as the ‘Zuccone’; marble sculpture by Donatello, 1427–1436

The Magic of Donatello

Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence Cathedral

an exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art, New York City, February 20–June 14, 2015

April 23, 2015 issue

Albrecht Dürer: ‘Mein Agnes,’ 1494

Sad and Supreme

Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina

an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., March 24–June 9, 2013

June 20, 2013 issue

Dancing Satyr, Greek bronze with alabaster eyes, fourth century BC

The Triumph of Bronze


an exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 15–December 9, 2012

December 20, 2012 issue

One of Jan Gossart’s drawings of Adam and Eve, from Chatsworth, 13 11/16 x 9 7/16 inches, circa 1520

Gossart: The Glow of Inspiration

Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures: Jan Gossart's Renaissance

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, October 5, 2010–January 17, 2011; and the National Gallery, London, February 23–May 30, 2011

March 10, 2011 issue

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