BOTTICELLI's UNFINISHED ADORATION OF THE MAGI,
AND THE UNFINISHED MISSION OF KING CHARLES VIII
How the political and religious ferment of late quattrocento Florence is revealed in an unfinished painting by Sandro Botticelli, in which appears King Charles himself
Best wished for the season and an Epiphany !
Image from The Book of Hours of King Charles VIII, Biblioteca Digital Hispanica.