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Dissecting Botticelli’s Adoration of the Magi

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The scene of the three wise men offering gifts to a newborn Jesus was widely painted during the Renaissance era, so how did painter Sandro Botticelli create a version that's still well known today? James Earle describes who and what set Botticelli's Adoration of the Magi apart in the annals of art history.

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  • Director Candy Kugel
  • Educator James Earle
  • Producer Marilyn Kraemer
  • Narrator James Earle

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