Donatello's Gattamelata moving Inside after Five and a Half Centuries Outside

Donatello's Gattamelata moving Inside after Five and a Half Centuries Outside January 5 2022 Picture: wikipedia Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz: News from Padua that Donatello's equestrian sculpture of Gattamelata will be finally moved inside after spending five and a half centuries out in the open. The sculpture, dating from 1453, has been positioned in the city's Piazza del Santo for centuries where it has been subjected to both shocks from the weather and regular gifts from pigeons (pictured). Thankfully, the original will soon be preserved inside The Basilica of St. Anthony Museum and a copy put in its place.

Donatello's Gattamelata moving Inside after Five and a Half Centuries Outside

Donatello's Gattamelata moving Inside after Five and a Half Centuries Outside

January 5 2022

Image of Donatello's Gattamelata moving Inside after Five and a Half Centuries Outside

Picture: wikipedia

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

News from Padua that Donatello's equestrian sculpture of Gattamelata will be finally moved inside after spending five and a half centuries out in the open. The sculpture, dating from 1453, has been positioned in the city's Piazza del Santo for centuries where it has been subjected to both shocks from the weather and regular gifts from pigeons (pictured). Thankfully, the original will soon be preserved inside The Basilica of St. Anthony Museum and a copy put in its place.