TITLE

Donatello's Bronze David and Judith as Metaphors of Medici Rule in Florence

AUTHOR(S)
McHam, Sarah Blake
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2001, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues that the iconography of Donatello's David and Judith and Holofernes bronze sculptures was meant to evoke republican themes of the Florentine elite in Italy. Setting of the statues; Inscription discovered on the David sculpture; Meaning and symbols of David and Judith; Relationship of the sculptures to the Athenian tyrannicide known to the Medici and educated elite in Florence, Italy.
ACCESSION #
4350221

 

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