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Donatello and his world

Joachim Poeschke

Donatello and his world

sculpture of the Italian Renaissance

by Joachim Poeschke

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Published by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Donatello, 1386?-1466 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Sculpture, Italian,
    • Sculpture, Renaissance -- Italy

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-489) and index.

      StatementJoachim Poeschke ; photographs by Albert Hirmer and Irmgard Ernstmeier-Hirmer ; translated from the German by Russell Stockman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB623.D7 P59213 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination496 p. :
      Number of Pages496
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1733367M
      ISBN 100810932113
      LC Control Number92038115

      Donatello was one of the greatest Italian artists of the 15th century. This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Fifteenth century Italy witnessed a resurgence of art through the works of Donatello, the greatest and probably the most influential individual artist and sculpture then. Donatello is the scientist and engineer of the turtles. Most known for his Bo Staff, purple bandanna, and the nickname "Donnie" or "Donny" as called by his brothers and friends. He is responsible.

      He was constantly fighting for his life, between his heritage and his beliefs. His father or his honour. At the age of sixteen, Leonardo had left the Foot Clan, deserting his father and all he had ever known- Oroku Saki’s rules were harsh, his ideals were backwards and his need for revenge was deadly. Donatello - Donatello - Paduan period: In , when Donatello was about to start work on two much more ambitious pairs of bronze doors for the sacristies of the cathedral, he was lured to Padua by a commission for a bronze equestrian statue of a famous Venetian condottiere, Erasmo da Narmi, popularly called Gattamelata (“The Honeyed Cat”), who had died shortly before.

      Famous Quotes by Donatello. Sadly, despite a thorough trawl through countless publications of the career of Donatello we have been unable to find many quotes that can confidently be attributed to the master sculptor. As such, we have included a collection of views from others about Donatello and his legacy. Speak, damn you, speak! Donatello and his world: sculpture of the Italian Renaissance. [Joachim Poeschke] -- The Renaissance was a golden age for sculpture, one in which the modern conception of the world gained its .


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Donatello Sculptor is a magisterial, beautifully illustrated study of one of the world's greatest artists. Born in Florence inin modest circumstances, Donatello rose, through the force of his own genius, to become one of the founding fathers of the Italian Renaissance.5/5(1).

Donatello (dŏnətĕl´ō, Ital. dōnätĕl´lō), c–, Italian sculptor, major innovator in Renaissance art, b. Florence. His full name was Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi. In his formative years he assisted Ghiberti in Florence with the bronze doors for the baptistery.

By. Donatello possessed an extensive knowledge of ancient sculpture, which he developed into his own innovative, modern style, having a lasting impression on the history of Western art. Delphi’s Masters of Art Series presents the world’s first digital e-Art books, allowing readers to explore the works of great artists in comprehensive detail.

Donatello and his sources. [Michael Greenhalgh] Donatello; Donatello. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Greenhalgh. Find more information about: ISBN: WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog.

This book was written to clarify the range of antique and mediaeval sources which were at Donatello's disposition, and which he might have used in producing his sculpture. It is no more than that: I do not maintain, for example, that any study of sources can 'explain' the nature of an artist's inspiration or of the creative process in general.

Donatello, original name in full Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, (born c. Florence [Italy]—died DecemFlorence), master of sculpture in both marble and bronze, one of the greatest of all Italian Renaissance artists. Italian sculptor Donatello was the greatest Florentine sculptor before Michelangelo (–) and was the most influential individual artist of the 15th century in Italy.

Donatello was important to the Renaissance movement as he was the first artist to introduce large sculptures. In addition to capturing history, these sculptures influenced the works of future Renaissance artists, including Michelangelo. Donatello was a Renaissance artist who lived in Florence between and He began his career by.

The historian Paul Strathern makes the claim that Donatello made no secret of his homosexuality, and that his behaviour was tolerated by his friends.

The main evidence comes from anecdotes by Angelo Poliziano in his "Detti piacevoli ", where he writes about Donatello surrounding himself with "handsome assistants" and chasing in search of one that had fled his workshop. [7]Born: Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, c.

Donatello was not just a man of his times, he helped shape the spirit of the times he lived in and profoundly influenced those that came after. In this beautifully illustrated book—the first thorough biography of Donatello in twenty-five years—A. Victor Coonin describes the full extent of Donatello's revolutionary contributions, revealing how his work heralded the emergence of modern art.

Donatello was a prolific master of many mediums including stone, bronze, wood, stucco, clay, and wax. He was the first to illustrate the art of sculpture among the modern artists.

His versatility and ingenuity would lay a foundation for many future sculptors looking to discover new possibilities in ality: Italian. Donatello and His World: Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance Joachim Poeschke, Author, Russell Stockman, Translator ABRAMS $95 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

Donatello and His World: Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance; "This lavish new volume, which covers the period from torepresents the most comprehensive documentation of early Italian Renaissance sculpture to date. With an extensive bibliography, Donatello and His World is an essential reference for all scholars, students, and lovers of Italian Renaissance art.

From inside the book What people are saying. Brief biographies, analyses of the pictured artworks, and a lengthy bibliography complete the book, making it an exceptionally well-documented appraisal of an era and a medium. While Poeschke's approach does give a great deal of weight to Donatello's influence, he does not neglect the many other geniuses of the age, including Brunelleschi Author: Joachim Poeschke.

The Italian sculptor known as Donatello helped to forge a new kind of art—one that came to define the Renaissance. His work was progressive, challenging, and even controversial.

Using a variety of novel sculptural techniques and innovative interpretations, Donatello uniquely depicted themes involving human sexuality, violence, spirituality, and beauty.

But to really understand Donatello, one. Donatello was noted for his superb command of sculpture. One of the foremost sculptors of the Italian Renaissance, Donatello was a master of both marble and bronze and had an extensive knowledge of ancient sculpture. Donatello also developed his own style of relief known as schiacciato ("flattened out").Author: Melissa Snell.

David is the title of two statues of the biblical hero David by the Italian early Renaissance sculptor consist of an early work in marble of a clothed figure (–09), and a far more famous bronze figure that is nude except for helmet and boots, and dates to the s or later.

Both are now in the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence. Michelangelo and His World: Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance.

A comprehensive examination of the sculpture of the late Italian Renaissance, focusing upon the work of Michelangelo. Poeschke demonstrates how he redefined both the subject matter and the uses of the art form. Detailed treatment of Michelangelo's contemporaries is also provided.3/5.Buy Donatello and His World: Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance: Italian Renaissance Sculpture 01 by Poeschke, Joachim, Stockman, Russell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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