Definition of Donatello
1. Noun. Florentine sculptor famous for his lifelike sculptures (1386-1466).
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Literary usage of Donatello
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1. A History of European and American Sculpture from the Early Christian Period by Chandler Rathfon Post (1921)
"THE PUPILS OF Donatello During the second half of the fifteenth century, ... We may first dismiss two masters who were pupils of Donatello and who do not ..."
2. Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities by Shearjashub Spooner (1865)
"The merchant replied that Donatello could have made it in a month, ... Donatello, disgusted and stung with rage, told the merchant that he had found means ..."
3. The American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts by Archaeological Institute of America (1885)
"Nobile par fratrum they were, each supreme in his day and generation, though Donatello had the advantage of living when the movement which emancipated ..."
4. Masters in Art: A Series of Illustrated Monographs (1903)
"London, 1901 — GLORIA, A. Donatello Fiorentino e le sue opere mirabili nel tempio ... Padua, 1895 — GUASTI, C. II Pergamo di Donatello pel Duomo di Prato. ..."
5. A General View of the Fine Arts, Critical and Historical by Ludlow, Miss, Daniel Huntington (1851)
"Donatello.—Lorenzo Ghiberti.—Gates of Paradise. designed and executed in ... The next distinguished restorer of sculpture was Donatello the Florentine. ..."
6. Tuscan Sculptors: Their Lives, Works and Times by Charles Callahan Perkins (1864)
"These were Ghiberti and Donatello. Period Placed midway between the age of strong religious feeling and favourable that in which Paganism invaded every form ..."