The Birth of Venus

Botticelli’s Venus as a rat

Trivia: The model for Botticelli’s Venus may have been Maria Vespucci, sister of Amerigo. Isn’t that interesting? At least a little bit interesting?

Can’t help but wonder what her husband would have said if someone had told him that, centuries later, everyone would know what his wife looked like with no clothes on, while nobody would even remember his name.