Donatello was educated in the house of the Martelli family.
He apparently received his early artistic training in a goldsmith's workshop, and then worked briefly in the studio of Lorenzo Ghiberti.
A final difference between the statues is the variety in texture.
Bernie uses various effects of the marble to create extreme differences in its texture.
This expression leads the viewer into understanding that the young men is staring into space, seemingly preparing himself psychologically for the battle ahead of him rather than standing straight to manifest pride for its victory.
However, the pose of Davit’s body clashes with his concentrated glaze.
These features are reflected In Bering’s David and they contrast Michelangelo David.
While the realism and dynamism of Bering’s David make it a typical Baroque work, Michelangelo David high idealization and more static and solid pose make it a typical work of High Renaissance art.
In this sense, the statues are similar because they both were Innovative with respect of the ancient tradition that created works that were perfectly balanced, but not as perfectly evocative.
However, there are some differences between the two David : the timing of the action that they capture, their physical characteristics, and their involvement with the surrounding space.