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Donatello was one of the most important fifteenth century masters whose bronze David is incomparable that is unlike Donatellos other works in its different style and unknown time of origin Donatello was a gifted sculptor who lived in the fifteenth century and had a great impact on not only the Italian Renaissance but also on the future of art in general He was an innovator in his time and his style influenced all those around him Although Donatello was an artist during the Italian Renaissance his heart was set with reviving the Greek Classical style because of the choice to revive the Classical style Donatello has earned his place in history Donatello was not only one of the most important artists in the fifteenth century but also one of the most brilliant and representative figures of the Italian Renaissance for he gave visible formto the intellectual aspirations and achievements of his epoch Brown 47 Not only was he a great sculptor but also a leader of the artistic movement of the time He also had the appreciation of external life peculiar to the Greek and Roman civilizations with its robust self-reliance and enjoyment of sensuous emotions and the comprehension of and respect for the inner workings of the soul inherited from the severe often morbid self-analysis of medieval Christianity 47 Donatello was able to work with any medium He cast sculptures in bronze clay and marble with the same passion Donatello was able to do with his sculpture as the humanists were able to do with their pen Donatello was not limited in the way some other artists of the time were The reasons he is so important to history of Italian art is because
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