Donatello

Marble David

Donatello

  • Donatello was born in Florence Italy
  • Donatello spent most of his life in Florence
  • In Florence, Donatello learned the basics of sculpting at the store masons guild, where he learned other crafts as well.
  • In 1403, at the age of 17, Donatello was working for the master of the bronze releifs of the doors of the florentine baptistery.
  • Donatello is a sculptor
  • Cosimo De Medici was Donatello’s Patron

Marble David

Marble David Info.

  • No one knows for sure when this was created but it is estimated to be created during 1420-1460.
  • You can find this at the National Museum of the Bargello in Florence.
  • This piece is significant because this is the first time that the human form is being shown in art.
  • This is closes to the human form because it represents the human form.

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I find this interesting because this is the first time that art was made like this and this is a very famous piece of art made by Donatello.