Blurring the lines between rulers and saints

Detail of "St. Jerome," circa 1465-1466, probably by Donatello and Bertoldo di Giovanni, in wood, gesso and paint at the Pinacoteca Comunale in Faenza, Italy (Menachem Wecker)
Detail of “St. Jerome” (c. 1465-6), probably by Donatello and Bertoldo di Giovanni. Wood, gesso and paint. Pinacoteca Comunale in Faenza, Italy/Menachem Wecker

My article on the National Gallery of Art (Washington) show “Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence” and the Frick Collection (N.Y.) show “Bertoldo di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence” appears in National Catholic Reporter.

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