Karl Stevens

Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes

Karl Stevens, the artistic partner for our special exhibition, Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes, created a twelve-panel comic on the history of Isabella's acquisition of the first Botticelli painting in America, The Story of Lucretia. Swipe through the photos below to read the full story. 

Karl Stevens, Lucretia Interpretation
In the seminal moment of The Story of Lucretia, Karl Stevens reinterprets the painting to be shown from Lucretia's perspective.
Karl Stevens, Virginia Interpretation
An extrapolation on the inciting incident of Virginia's capture, Karl Stevens has examined the events leading up to the painting's climax.