Exibition of Donatello's Three Prophets

Sabato, 03 Maggio 2014 on Martedì, 22 Luglio 2014. Posted in Florence art news

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Exibition of Donatello's Three Prophets
From May 3rd to November 30th, will be exceptionally exposed in Florence Baptistery three large sculptures by Donatello: Prophet beardless, bearded Prophet and thoughtful Prophet Jeremiah, sculpted in marble by Donatello between 1415 and 1436, part of the sixteen figures commissioned by Santa Maria del Fiore Opera, to adorn Giotto's Bell Tower between 1330 and 1430. Beardless prophet according to tradition portrays Filippo Brunelleschi.