Monday, 19 September 2016

Equestrian Statue of Gattamalata

The Gattamelata (The Speckled Cat).
Bronze Equestrian statue of the mercenary
Ersamo de Narni d.1443.
by Donatello 1453.
Piazza del Santo.
Padua, Italy.
340 cms tall.
Donatello solved the problem of the balance of the statue by supporting the fourth leg on a globe.
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 Image from Gallica.

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