Lionello Venturi/Alessandro Cecchi

Alessandro Cecchi held the post of Curator of Renaissance Paintings at the Uffizi and was Director of the Galleria Palatina, Pitti Palace, in Florence. He is the author of Botticelli (2005) and numerous works on Renaissance art.
Lionello Venturi (1885-1961) was a renowned Italian art historian, critic and Professor of Art History at the University of Turin and, later, at the University of Rome.