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Department
Art History
Course
ARTH 2550
Professor
Sally Hickson
Semester
Winter

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February 3 , 2014 - Donatello: Later Work o Gattemelata  Equestrian Monument  Erasmo da Narni • The Honeyed Cat • Cats sneaky up on you – adopted imagery  Bronze  1445­53  Padua, Il Santo  Political assertion ambitions from men (Every Men For  Themselves)  Military men  Gatemelata fought for Venice, men fought for certain areas so they  were famous for their victories and become commemorated.  Not usual to make monuments out of ordinary citizens • Usually done for doges (Dukes)  Old form ­> New purposes  Calm and in control  Donatello is not as masterful enough to make the horse stand with  three legs  Horse is actually moved, head turned towards Gattemelata  There is a gorgon on the armor – like Medusa; make people frozen  in fear  Italian with Roman features in art o Compared to Marcus Aurelius  164 ­166 AD  Capitoline Hill, Rome  Intellectual  The proportion with man to horse is different from Gattemelata  Not complete o David  Bronze  Dating is controversial (1446­60)  Earliest life size bronze of a male nude  Allusion to heroic nudity • Perfected human form – body and mind  Philistines – Goliath  Young shepherd boy – 14/15  Brains over brawn  David represents intelligence
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