***And Botticelli burned some of his work at the request of Savonarola.***
Since one did not go to Hobby Lobby to get paint back in those days, his burning his own paintings must have been a real critical decision for him.
But then, Fredrick Remington also burned a lot of his paintings, thankfully after they were printed so we still have copies.
I’ve a short biography of Savonarola. He appeared to be a deeply spiritual man.