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Prophet Habbakuk

Prophet Habbakuk, 1426 — Donatello
196 cm

Prophet Habbakuk 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.

In the 1420s Donatello's search for a naturalistic rendering was intensified, and unrealistic elements have been discarded. This process reached its highest point in the Prophet Jeremiah and the Prophet Habakkuk - the so-called Zuccone (pumpkin-head) - and ended in the 1440s with Donatello's participation in the decoration of the Campanile.

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