the great artist
-Donatello was born in Florence, Italy 1386
-He was the son of Nicclod di Betto Bardi
-He was not married and had no children
-When he turned 20 he worked in Lorenzo Ghirbertis shop
-Before Donatello was 20 he was recieving commisions for his work.
-He was the most influential individual artist of the 15th century in Italy.
-Over his career he developed a style of life like, highly emotional sculptures and a replutation second only to Michelangelo.
-Donatello's work outside of Italy is extremly rare there is only one relief by him in the United States.
Impact on Today
-Donatello was the powerful expressivity of his art it made him the greatest scupltor of the early Renaissance.
-Florentine sculptor Donatello left an indelible mark on the Renaissance and the future of art itself.
-Sometime in 1386 his friends and family gave him the nickname Dontello
-Donatello worked creativley with bronze, stone and wood
-He was a master of techniques and materials
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