"Donatello's Gattamelata" Basilica di San Antonio Tip by traveloturc

Basilica di San Antonio, Padova: 49 reviews and 100 photos

  Gattamelata
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On the piazza in front of the Anthony s church is Donatello's masterpiece equestrian statue of the Venetian general "Gattamelata" (Erasmo da Narni), which was cast in 1453, the first full-size equestrian bronze cast since antiquity; it was inspired by the Marcus Aurelius equestrian sculpture at the Capitoline Hill in Rome.

Address: Piazza del Santo, 35123 Padova
Directions: Anthony Church
Phone: +39 049 822 5652
Website: http://www.basilicadelsanto.org/ing/home.asp

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  • Written Jul 29, 2006
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