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Donnatello Sculptures
A discussion of Donnatello's sculptures, "Bronze David" and "Mary Magdelen. "
# 122630 | 3,000 words | 25 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Art (Sculpture)

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This paper compares and contrasts Donnatello's two sculptures: "Bronze David" and "Mary Magdelen." The artistic merit and history of the sculptures is also presented. The paper also explores how Donatello's drew upon the Bible for his inspiration.

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"Martha Levine Dunkelman identified Donatello's 'Mary Magdalen' circa ... late ... s as a model of courage and survival. The central thrust of Dunkelman's description of this figure is that despite readily apparent suffering expressed in sunken eyes, broken teeth, extreme thinness and an unsteady pose, there is beneath the surface of the figure signs of strength gained from penance and power achieved through redemption from sin. The article not only describes the statute and..."

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