Italy – 2 Euro DONATELLO, 2016 (proof)

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Coins 2 euro
Issue year: 2016
Face Value: 2 Euro
Quality: PROOF
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Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi, better known as Donatello, was an early Renaissance sculptor from Florence. He studied classical sculpture, and used this to develop a fully Renaissance style in sculpture, whose periods in Rome, Padua and Siena introduced to other parts of Italy a long and productive career. He worked in stone, bronze, wood, clay, stucco and wax, and had several assistants, with four perhaps being a typical number. Though his best-known works were mostly statues in the round, he developed a new, very shallow, type of bas-relief for small works, and a good deal of his output was larger architectural reliefs.