Donatello: Sculpting the Renaissance
This first major UK exhibition to explore the exceptional talents of the Renaissance master Donatello, arguably the greatest sculptor of all time, presented a fresh vision of the artist and his influence on subsequent generations.
This exhibition is now closed at V&A South Kensington
★★★★★ Pure magic from marble
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Donatello – a master at work
Discover how Donatello manipulated materials to create masterpieces of Renaissance sculpture
Inside the Donatello: Sculpting the Renaissance exhibition
Take a look inside our Donatello: Sculpting the Renaissance exhibition
Explore Donatello's masterpiece: 'The Ascension'
Shine a light on this masterful marble carving
Pre-dating Michelangelo's David, discover Donatello's marble and bronze sculptures of the Biblical hero
Discover 15th-century Florence, Italy, home to Renaissance master Donatello, with our interactive map
Donatello: Sculpting the Renaissance – teachers' resource
Use this Key Stage 4 – 5 resource to support a visit to the exhibition, or as inspirational starting points for study back in the classroom.
Developed as part of a collaborative partnership with Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and the Musei del Bargello in Florence, and the Staatliche Museen in Berlin.