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Donatello & Michelozzo

R. W. Lightbown

Donatello & Michelozzo

an artistic partnership and its patrons in the early Renaissance

by R. W. Lightbown

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Published by Harvey Miller in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Donatello, -- ca. 1386-1466.,
  • Michelozzo di Bartolommeo.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by) R.W.Lightbown.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 vols
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22512652M
    ISBN 100905203224

    Michelozzo accompanied Cosimo during his exile in Venice from to and on his return rebuilt Cosimo's favorite retreat, the monastery of St. Marco in Florence () with its impressive library. Michelozzo's most important building is the Palazzo Medici-Riccardi in Florence (). Donatello also spent years collaborating with contemporaries such as Brunelleschi and Michelozzo, masters who undoubtedly provided feedback and helped mold Donatello's personal style. Donatello's partnership with Michelozzo resulted in the invention of a special type of wall tomb that served as inspiration for later generations of Florentine.

    The Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and is a series of artist biographies written by 16th-century Italian painter and architect Giorgio Vasari, which is considered "perhaps the most famous, and even today the most-read work of the older literature of art", "some of the Italian Renaissance's most influential writing on art" and "the first important book on art history".   Michelozzo's great friend and patron was Cosimo dei Medici, whom he accompanied to Venice in during his short exile. While at Venice, Michelozzo built the library of San Giorgio Maggiore, and designed other buildings there. In , together with Donatello, he erected an open-air pulpit at an angle of the cathedral of St Stephen at Prato.

    Donatello Donatello the greatest sculptor of the 15th century. He was interested in the ideas of humanism and nature. El Greco unique artistic who painted religious works, a number of portraits and some dramatic views of the Toledo landscape. His paintings contained vibrant colors, unusual perspectives, and strangely contorted figures. View some of Continue reading. An architect and sculptor, born at Florence circa ; died He exercised a quiet, but far-reaching, influence during the early Renaissance, and for more than a decade worked with Donatello, to whom several of Michelozzo's works have been erroneously attributed. The Aragazzi.


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R.W Cited by: 3. Michelozzo di Bartolomeo Michelozzi (–) was an Italian architect and ered one of the great pioneers of architecture during the Renaissance, Michelozzo was a favored Medici architect who was extensively employed by Cosimo de' was a pupil of Lorenzo Ghiberti in his early years and later collaborated with Donatello.

Known primarily for designing Palazzo Medici Born: Michelozzo di Bartolomeo Michelozzi, c. Donatello was the son of Niccolò di Betto Bardi, who was a member of the Florentine Arte della Lana, and was born in Florence, probably in the year Donatello was educated in the house of the Martelli family.

He apparently received his early artistic training in a goldsmith's workshop, and then worked briefly in the studio of Lorenzo Ghiberti. Born: Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, c. Michelozzo studied with the celebrated sculptor Lorenzo Ghiberti, in whose workshop he acquired the skills of a bronze they collaborated on the “St.

Matthew” for the church of Or San Michele, Florence. In Michelozzo and the sculptor Donatello established a partnership, active untilto build several architectural-sculptural tombs. During his partnership with Michelozzo, Donatello carried out independent commissions of pure sculpture, including several works of bronze for the baptismal font of San Giovanni in Siena.

The earliest and most important of these was the Feast of Herod (–27). Donatello and Michelozzo traveled to Rome, where they produced several architectural-sculptural tombs, including the tomb of Antipope John XXIII and the tomb of Cardinal Brancacci.

Donatello may have been a sculptor himself, but there were many areas of cross over and learning. The sculptor partnered up with Michelozzo on a wall tomb and several features of it would influence future artists from in and around Tuscany.

He would also draw ideas and exchange ideas on artistic techniques with Brunelleschi. It was designed by Michelozzo, a student of Lorenzo Ghiberti who later collaborated with Donatello and was also a good friend and patron to Cosimo.

Cosimo contributed the funds necessary to repair the library and provide it with a book collection, which people were allowed to use at no charge. Donatello soon teamed up with Michelozzo, a sculptor and architect. Together, they created very pure sculptures including the Feast of Herod, which first displayed Donatellos use of linear perspective.

After Donatello left Michelozzo, and went to work in Padua, his last three years there he was very stationary with his art. He was going. 18 Donatello () • Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi, universally known as Donatello, was born in Florence around and died there in • The powerful expressive qualities of his work made him the greatest sculptor of the early Renaissance.

Donatello; Michelozzo, di Bartolommeo; Donatello; Michelozzo: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francesco Gurrieri. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages including 43 plates 28 cm: Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add tags for "Donatello e Michelozzo nel pulpito di.

Donatello would become known as the most important sculptor to resuscitate classical sculpture from its tomb in antiquity, through an invigorated style that departed from the Gothic period's flat iconography. Michelozzo. Movements & Ideas. Classical Art. Gothic Art and Architecture.

Artists. Andrea Mantegna. The books and articles below. The Pulpit for the exterior facade of the Cathedral in Prato, begun in and after long pauses finished ten years later, was executed by Donatello together with Pagno di Lapo and Michelozzo. Donatello was responsible for the architecture and the putti, whose joyous movements suggest a vital force that was to reach its zenith in the Cantoria for the Cathedral of Florence.

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 & Michelozzo: an artistic partnership and its patrons in the early Renaissance. [R W Lightbown] Michelozzo; Donatello; Michelozzo di Bartolommeo; Donatello; Michelozzo: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: R W Lightbown.

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Find more information about: ISBN:. Ronald W. Lightbrown is the author of Donatello And Michelozzo ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published )4/5(3). Donatello was an Italian sculptor, active mostly in the fifteenth century, who pioneered several sculptural techniques and created some of the most famous works in the history of the art.

Along with Filippo Brunelleschi, Donatello gave western art a different direction and is considered a founding father of the Italian about the family, life, art, achievements and death of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Literaturangaben: Description: Seiten Illustrationen 19 cm: Responsibility: Giorgio Vasari.

The Tomb of Antipope John XXIII is the marble-and-bronze tomb monument of Antipope John XXIII (Baldassare Cossa, c. –), created by Donatello and Michelozzo for the Florence Baptistry adjacent to the was commissioned by the executors of Cossa's will after his death on Decem and completed during the s, establishing it as one of the early landmarks of.The two then undertook a tour of Rome from toexcavating the ruins to study classical art.

It was during the trip that Donatello developed an understanding of ornamentation and classical forms. The tour casted a deep influence on both Brunelleschi and Donatello, thereby changing the face of Italian art in the 15th century.Donatello’s Bronze David Donatellos Bronze David Thesis: Donatello was one of the most important fifteenth century masters whose bronze David is an enigma that is unlike Donatellos other works in its different style, and unknown time of origin.

Donatello was a gifted sculptor who lived in the fifteenth century and had a great impact on [ ].