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New light shines on Sandro Botticelli masterpieces st Florence's Uffizi Gallery

Two of the most famous works of Sandro Botticelli, "Spring" and the "Birth of Venus", were unveiled in a new setting Monday following extensive renovation work at Florence's Uffizi Gallery. Rooms nine and 15, two of the most visited in a celebrated museum that pulls in two million guests per year, have been closed for enlargement and modernisation since July 2015. As well as the Botticelli masterpieces, the rooms are also home to major works by Pollaiolo, Hugo van der Goes and Domenico Ghirlandaio.
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