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Michelangelo Buonarroti  16:48 Portrait of Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) Raphael, School of Athens,  detail of Michelangelo situated on right side -> Plato -> idealism  Michelangelo,  David , marble, 1501-04 Florence -> republic  City tried to reclaim David   Went back to original meaning ; Considered to be a model of human anatomy (false) Proportions are unnatural  Hands (that will defeat Goliath/defend Florence’s liberty)  Short legs; long upper-body Big head w/ massive hair  Meant to be seen from below Suddenly proportioned out Enhanced most expressive features and enlarged most important Selective enlargement to increase figure Those that determine character  Difference between donatello’s David Donatello confirms the status quo  Donatello’s marble after fight -> has head below his feet Michelangelo before fight -> just spotted Goliath, ready to defend republic against their  enemies 
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course 830 201 taught by Professor Leyton during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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