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John The Evangelist John The Baptist
1,442 wordsDonatello (1386 - 1466) was a master of sculpture in bronze and marble and was considered one of the greatest Italian Renaissance artists of his time. There is much more to know about him, though then the name alone. He has created some of the greatest works of art, not only in the Italian renaissance, but human history as well. A lot is known about his life and career but little is known about his character and personality. Donatello never married and seems to be a man of simple tastes. Patrons...
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Young Boy Great Physical
936 wordsDavid, who was destined to be the second king of Israel, destroyed the Philistine giant Goliath with stone and a sling. Donatello, Verrocchio, Michelangelo, and Bernini each designed a sculpture of David. However, the sculptures are drastically different from one another. Each one is unique in its own certain way. Donatello, whose David was the first life-size nude statue since Classical times, struck a balance between Classicism and the realism by presenting a very real image of an Italian peas...
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Jacopo Della Quercia Simone Da Colle Work
1,613 wordsThere is no doubt that those in every city who by their merits obtain fame become a blessed light to those who are born after them. For there is nothing that arouses the minds of men, and makes them indifferent to the hardships of study, so much as the thought of the honour and advantage that the labour may bring them. This Lorenzo di Code Ghiberti, otherwise Di Bartoluccio, knew well. He in his first years was put to the art of the goldsmith, but delighting more in the arts of sculpture and des...
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Creation Of Adam Clement Vii
1,341 wordsKnown as famous painter, sculptor, architect, and poet Michelangelo made a tremendous influence on his contemporaries and on subsequent European art. Michelangelo is considered to be an ultimate humanist, since a figure of man and his nature has always being the foremost subject in his art. Even door, window, or support in his architectural art were referred to face and body, creating a certain image of muscular tension (). In his life and work Michelangelo was continually confronting physical, ...
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Leonardo Da Vinci 15 Th Century
2,022 wordsDonatello s work has forever changed the way that art is created, viewed, and interpreted. Generally, this Italian Renaissance sculptor is considered by most experts to be one of the greatest sculptors of all time; he is also thought of as the founder of modern sculpture. Donatello s impact on the art world will never be able to be truly measured. He had such an influence on artists that his techniques are still used by sculptors today. Donatello was born Donate Di Niccolo Di Betto Bardi in Flor...
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John The Evangelist John The Baptist
1,476 words9; Donatello (1386 - 1466) was a master of sculpture in bronze and marble and was considered one of the greatest Italian Renaissance artists of his time. There is much more to know about him, though then the name alone. He has created some of the greatest works of art, not only in the Italian renaissance, but human history as well. A lot is known about his life and career but little is known about his character and personality. Donatello never married and seems to be a man of? simple tastes? ...
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Ahead Of His Time Facial Expressions
2,092 wordsDonatello was quoted saying? I was the first revolutionary. I was creating a new kind of sculpture before the others were even born? (web). Donatello was wise beyond his years. Little did he know that he was so right. He had many of breakthroughs in marble, bronze, and wood sculpture, including the first male nude since the Romans and the very first equestrian (horse and rider) statue. Donatello can be considered a genius. He rediscovered the classical past and at the same time he took sculpting...
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Palazzo Vecchio Marcus Aurelius
2,929 wordsProfessor Kranz Donatello Michelle Hoell Professor Kranz Humanities 2 16 Nov. 2001 Donatello is known as the most important sculptor of the Early Renaissance. The author, John Pope-Hennessy noted him as? one of the greatest artists who ever lived? (Pope-Hennessy p. 11). Donatello was a modest person who was very dedicated to his works. Because of his great dedication, he was able to create so much art in so many different varieties (Poeschke p. 5). Donatello? s origins, his accomplishments, and ...
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David Fifteenth Century
1,894 wordsDonatello? s Bronze David Thesis: Donatello was one of the most important fifteenth century masters whose bronze David is an enigma that is unlike Donatello? s other works in its different style, and unknown time of origin. Donatello was a gifted sculptor who lived in the fifteenth century and had a great impact on not only the Italian Renaissance, but also on the future of art in general. He was an innovator in his time and his sphere of influence enveloped all those around him. Donatello was o...
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Italian Renaissance David
1,489 wordsemail: Donatello's David Donatello? s David email: Donatello was one of the most important and influential artists of the fifteenth century. As a master artist, he sculpted some of the most beautiful pieces of the Italian Renaissance. His innovations impacted many artists of his time, and set the standard for centuries of sculptors to follow. Donatello? s style is clearly defined and easily recognized in nearly all of his pieces. An exception is the bronze, David, dated 1425 - 1430. David strays...
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Greek And Roman Work Of Art
548 words? How was the Italian Renaissance an age in which life was a work of art? ? The Renaissance was an important time. It was a time when new ideas were formed, worldly places became more important, and great people became known. All of which paved the way to future inventions, philosophies, and life as we know it. During the Renaissance, new possibilities were explored. One of which was a group of people who called themselves Humanists. Humanism was a movement based on the literature and ideas of a...
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Leonardo Da Vinci York Harry N
998 wordsThroughout history many art movements have emerged that artists and styles are classified under. One large contributing movement over the time period from about 1450 to about 1600 was known as the Italian Renaissance. However, what a large portion of people do not realize is that the Italian Renaissance was actually two main movements during that period of time. Each movement had key artists and a variation in style from the other movements. These two movements in the Italian Renaissance have be...
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