- Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi, 1386?–1466, Italian sculptor.
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The piece was generally thought to be a later copy of a Donatello original.Murray Bernard Frum, 1931–2013
May 28, 2013
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Yet they have had no power to erase the poetry of Donatello's mighty style.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
Miriam's sadder mood, it might be, had at first an effect on Donatello's spirits.
Then addressing him again: "But, Donatello, how long will this happiness last?"
So the shadowy Miriam almost outdid Donatello on his own ground.
A moment afterwards Donatello was aware that she had retired from the dance.
- real name Donato di Betto Bardi. 1386–1466, Florentine sculptor, regarded as the greatest sculptor of the quattrocento, who was greatly influenced by classical sculpture and contemporary humanist theories. His marble relief of St George Killing the Dragon (1416–17) shows his innovative use of perspective. Other outstanding works are the classic bronze David, and the bronze equestrian monument to Gattamelatta, which became the model of subsequent equestrian sculpture