"In the hall was hung a reproduction of Botticelli's Primavera which means the Birth of Spring"


'La Primavera'
Public Domain'La Primavera' - Credit: Sandro Botticelli

Miss Brodie appears to be confusing two paintings by the artist Sandro Botticelli; namely, La Primavera (often known as Allegory of Spring) and The Birth of Venus.

Perhaps Miss Brodie is not as well up on Italian Renaissance Art as she would have her 'girls' believe! 


'Birth of Venus'
Public Domain'Birth of Venus' - Credit: Sandro Botticelli