DONATELLO
(b. ca. 1386, Firenze, d. 1466, Firenze)

Herod's Banquet (detail)

1427
Bronze
Baptistery, Siena

The dancing figure of Salome descended from the maenads of classical times, and here it is probably a deliberate quotation from antiquity.




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