Tag: Michele di Giovanni da Fiesole
A survey of Renaissance painted enamels set within devotional pax frames yields ideas concerning certain enamel works-of-art, their maker’s relationship with patrons and other trades as well as certain reconsiderations concerning authorship and location. Observations concerning the presence of forgeries and pastiches are additionally discussed.
Donatello, the birth of Renaissance Plaquettes and their representation in the Berlin sculpture collection
Wilhelm von Bode’s spirit of acquisition in turn-of-the-century Berlin would result in forming a significant and comprehensive collection of Donatelloesque plaquettes, here explored for their function and influence in the genesis of plaquettes as a genre of sculpture.
Two of the earliest Renaissance plaquettes, long associated with Donatello and his school, are probably the work of Michele di Giovanni da Fiesole.