Collectible wooden Puzzle - Sandro Botticelli: Spring (la Primavera)
299 pieces. Finished size 16" x 11". Thickness of the tiles 3 mm.
The puzzle is handcrafted and checked tile by tile. The cut and the application of the color are made in complete safety with the latest generation machinery.
Forget the traditional joints and explore the new tiles in carefully selected, solid and resistant poplar wood. Joints never seen before, strange and amusing shapes for a continuous challenge. The special pieces refer to the life of the author and to the context of the work of art.
The wooden puzzle represents Sandro Botticelli's Primavera, an icon of Italian art. Painted around 1480, it was part of a decorative cycle of the Medici Villa of Castello; today it is kept in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. It represents an allegory of Spring, to be read from right to left. The main characters are Spring recognizable by her floral dress, the goddess Venus at the center of the scene over whom her son Cupid flies. The three Graces, companions of Venus are engaged in a dance, while the god Mercury drives away the clouds with his staff, the Caduceus. Some scholars have recognized the features of Simonetta Vespucci in the face of Primavera; considered one of the most fascinating women of the Renaissance she died very young at the age of 23.
The puzzle is protected by a natural linen bag and packed in an exclusive box to protect it during transport.
Designed and Made in Italy.
The linen bag and the exclusive box make it a perfect gift!
Warning: not a toy, not suitable for children under 14 years of age
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