David is the title of two statues of the biblical hero by the Italian early
Renaissance sculptor Donatello, an early work in marble of a clothed figure (
1408-09), and ...
Information and analysis on Donatello's David, the great bronze nude sculpture
commissioned by the Medici family during the Early Renaissance period.
Probably the most famous example of fifteenth-century sculpture is the bronze
David by Donatello. Dates for the work vary from the 1430s to the 1460s.
No records exist regarding the commission or production of Donatello's David.
Nothing is known about its origins; the earliest known reference to the statue was
Aug 3, 2015 ... Everybody wants to see Michelangelo's David, unaware that there are other
versions, like Donatello's David that help understanding the ...
David by Donatello (1440-43): Renaissance Biblical Statue, Free-standing Male
Donatello, David (Bargello Museum, Florence)
However, whereas Donatello's David was considered too small to be seen from
the ground, Michelangelo's statue was considered too great to be 'hidden away' ...
In the meantime, when the David was transferred to Palazzo Medici, Cosimo
probably also commissioned from Donatello the Judith, another bronze intended
Nov 20, 2011 ... Donatello, David, bronze, late 1420s to the 1460s, Likey the 1440s (Museo
Nazionale del Bargello, Florence) More free lessons at: ...