An in-depth study of the expressionistic sculptor's myriad achievements, including a beautiful terracotta relief of the Madonna and Child, THE FIRST MODERN SCULPTOR is shot on location in Florence, Siena, Venice, Padua, and London. Featuring commentary from twentieth century sculptors, Donatello's work is revealed as essential in the development of modern sculpture.
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Donatello was one of Europe's greatest sculptors. His strong portrayal of human character and expressive style make his work as appealing today as it was revolutionary in his lifetime. Shot on location in Florence, Siena, Venice, Padua and London, this program reveals the artist's inventive techniques. Modern sculptors Elisabeth Frink, Peter Rockwell and Henry Moore comment on the superb effects, brilliance and detail of Donatello's work.