Rationale of the assessment:
For this assessment you will undertake independent research on the topic of Donatello’s bronze David. You are expected to expand on the sources consulted for the first assessment, focusing on one of the issues raised in the scholarly literature. You are required to produce a research paper of 5-6 pages (5-6 primary/secondary sources), which will follow scholarly standards of reference and documentation.
You need to demonstrate the ability to:
• Use the library resources to retrieve secondary/primary sources.
• Identify key sources in the secondary literature.
• Retrieve relevant information from primary/secondary sources and evaluate their factual information and arguments.
• Create an argument of your own.
Sources from first assesment:
Schneider, Laurie. “Donatello’s Bronze David.” Art Bulletin 55 (1973): 213-16.
Poeschke, Joachim. Donatello and his World: Sculpture of the Italian Renaissance. New York: H.N. Abrams, 1993, 40-44; 397-98. (Especially 397-98). R 730.92 D677p
Avery, Charles. “Donatello.” In The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner, vol. 9, 122-32. New York: Grove, 1996
Mc Ham, Sarah Blake. “Donatello’s Bronze David and Judith as Metaphors of Medici Rule in Florence.” Art Bulletin 83 (2001): 32-47.
(Textbook: Chapter 1, especially pp. 1-8; 22-29.)
I ALSO NEED FOOTNOTES AND FULL ANOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY