The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence
Though a student of Donatello and a key influence on Michelangelo, Bertoldo di Giovanni is little known today. With rare loans from the Bargello of commissions from the Medicis, this show sheds new light on his collaboration with other artists. Find out more from the Frick’s website.
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Shield Bearer (c. 1470–80), Bertoldo di Giovanni. Frick Collection, New York. Photo: Michael Bodycomb
Bellerophon Taming Pegasus (c. 1480–82), designed by Bertoldo di Giovanni, executed by Adriano Fiorentino. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Photo: KHM-Museumsverband
Battle (c. 1480–85), Bertoldo di Giovanni. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence. Photo: Mauro Magliani; su concessione del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali
Mehmed II (1433–1481) (c. 1480), Bertoldo di Giovanni. Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, Staatliche Museen, Berlin. Photo: Kartsen Dahmen