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: Sculpting the Renaissance

Developed as part of a collaborative partnership with Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi and the Musei del Bargello in Florence, and the Staatliche Museen in Berlin.

Header image:

The Ascension with Christ giving the Keys to St Peter, relief, by Donatello, about 1428 – 30, Italy. Museum no. 7629-1861. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London