#66 - Venus (Birth of Venus) by Allessandro Botticelli
- Number of Colors: 13
- Stitch Count: 128w X 142h
- Finished Size: 9.25" x 10.25" when stitched on 14 count light blue Aida cloth.
This is the refreshing Birth of Venus by Allessandro Botticelli. A vision of loveliness, the stitched reproduction is impressive when framed or makes a charming pillow top to complement your decor. A delightful addition to your collection of needlework charts or kits.
Commissioned by the Medici Family to create a number of allegorical works, none is as enigmatic or lovely as this, Botticelli’s greatest picture. In Birth of Venus, the artist celebrates the mythological goddess as the ideal of natural youthful elegance and innocence. Symbolizing the personification of beauty and truth, this faithful adaptation represents an eternal source of divine grace and love.