Episode 62 – Florence: Donatello’s St. George (Bargello)
February 6, 2024

Episode Info:
This episode examines Donatello’s sculptural representation of the St. George subject for the Sword and Armor Guild at the church of Orsanmichele, although both sculpture and niche are in the Bargello Museum today. Not only was this first sculpture of the Renaissance to depict a subject in a narrative context, it also largely inspired Michelangelo’s David nearly a century later.

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