Donatello Statue Of David Analysis

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The statue of David created by Donatello is one of the most appreciable statues in the Renaissance. This statue has a story behind it, the story is the Israelites and the Philistines are in battle, and the Philistines strongest warrior decides to fight the Israelites best man, this battle would determine what side would win. David a shepherd boy decided to challenge this man, Davis is untrained and too young to be a soldier, but builds strength and hits the enemy with the stone knocking him to the floor, grabs the enemy’s sword and cuts his head off. The influence of humanism on the statue of David is how David is portrayed is how David is standing on the head of his enemy, which in humanism shows victory and strength. His naked body portrays

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