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Welcome to The Finer Times, an online information resource dedicated to world history. From world wars and spies, to crimes across Australia, we’re committed to providing students and teachers with a reliable way to access historical information. Created in 2008, what started out as an online article resource for history students has grown to become … Read more About Us

Donatello Italian sculptor

DONATELLO (diminutive of Donato) (c. 1386-1466), Italian sculptor, was the son of Niccolo di Betto Bardi, a member of the Florentine Wool Combers’ Guild, and was born in Florence probably in 1386. The date is conjectural, since the scanty contemporary records of Donatello’s life are contradictory, the earliest documentary reference to the master bearing the … Read more Donatello Italian sculptor