Read Gombrich’s discussion of the work of Sandro Botticelli (pp. 264-267). According to Gombrich, how and why does Botticelli balance naturalism and idealism in his Birth of Venus? After watching the second part of Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance, how does the painting represent and reflect the attitude towards classical knowledge and culture in Florence during the time of Lorenzo de’ Medici (Lorenzo the Magnificent)? How does Botticelli’s career”his late transition to religious paintings”reflect the story of the Renaissance? Looking for the best essay writer? Click below to have a customized paper written as per your requirements.