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Prophet Habbakuk - Detail

Prophet Habbakuk - Detail, 1426 — Donatello
196 cm

Prophet Habbakuk - Detail is an Italian Renaissance, Marble Sculpture created by Donatello from 1423 to 1426. It lives at the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo in Italy. The image is tagged Christian History, and Portraits.

The figure of Zuccone is skin and bone under the rough cloth robe that suggests a toga. The hand clutches convulsively at the strap and the rolled top of a scroll. The bald head is curved with brutal strokes, left intentionally rough, and the few marks that represent stubble on the chin, the flare of the lips, and the eyebrows have been exaggerated by the effects of weathering.

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