Comparison Of Michelangelo And Donatello's David

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To begin, Michelangelo and Donatello’s David, show the features of the early and high Italian Renaissance. Furthermore, they represent the portrayal of the same Greek hero, but with different postures. The body details show the same pride, arrogance, and fortitude. However, Michelangelo’s David shows more masculine details than Donatello’s version. Moreover, they are both influenced by the anatomical ideals of the Greek and Roman cultures. The three masterpieces also show the artists great skills, which they certainly possessed. I am convinced that the three sculptures are nude or partially nude, because they are indicating that David was a pure man. Both Michelangelo and Bernini’s sculptures depict a younger man, in comparison to Donatello’s
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