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Donatello: Madonna of the Clouds, ca.1425-35
Photograph by Sharon Mollerus, Creative Commons licensed

 

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Donatello

[Italian Early Renaissance Sculptor, ca.1386-1466]

• Also known as:  Donato di Nicolo Bardi
• Relationships: Donatello's students included Antonio Rossellino.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteKunsthistorisches Museum Databank, Vienna (in German)  

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Database, Paris

Notable SiteLouvre Museum Graphic Art Database, Paris (in French)  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Saint George, ca.1417

Notable SiteDonatello at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Madonna and Child within an Arch

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
117 works by or related to the artist

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France (in French)  
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National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia
The Virgin Mary with the Child, marble bas-relief

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille, France (in French)  
Le Festin d'Hérode

State Museums of Berlin
Putto with Tambourine, 1429

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
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Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Information about The Chellini Madonna, ca.1450

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

 
National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

 
Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

 
Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteDonatello in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteDonatello in the Artchive  

Notable SiteDonatello at CGFA  

Notable SiteDonatello in the Web Gallery of Art  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Archker's Fantasy Art Gallery

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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California State University WorldImages Database  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
St. George

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project  
David

PBase Photo Sharing
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University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Adrian Fletcher's Paradoxplace
Equestrian statue of Erasmo da Narni, called Gattamelata

Adrian Fletcher's Paradoxplace

ArtWatch International
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Donatello's Habakkuk (Zuccone), before and after restoration
St. George and the Dragon, before and after restoration

Jacques-Edouard Berger Foundation

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

 
Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Donatello  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists
Biography of the artist. Detailed, but Vasari's anecdotes are sometimes inaccurate.

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  


"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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