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Monument to Gattamelata

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Address: Piazza del Santo, Padua, Italy
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Bronze masterpiece by Donatello

This statue portrays Erasmo da Narni, known as "Gattamelata", a general of the Republic of Venice. It is the first equestrian statue of the Renaissance, and Donatello made a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This statue portrays Erasmo da Narni, known as "Gattamelata", a general of the Republic of Venice. It is the first equestrian statue of the Renaissance, and Donatello made a masterpiece of it, so that it is still one of the Renaissance highlights. One can also admire the casting form - a masterpiece in itself - prominently displayed in the Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is one of the best bronze casting of Italy. Every singles detail has a meaning. Tourists as well as guides should give more emphasis to this Italian renaissance masterpiece.

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Address: Piazza del Santo, Padua, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua

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