Donatello - The Encyclopedia of Fine Arts - Artist, Painter  Donatello

Style: Early Renaissance

Place: Florence

Born: 1386

Death: 1466

Nationality: Italy


Donatello (Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi c. 1386 - December 13, 1466) was a famous early Renaissance Italian artist and sculptor from Florence. He is, in part, known for his work in basso rilievo, a form of shallow relief sculpture that, in Donatello's case, incorporated significant 15th-century developments in perspectival illusionism. Early l...