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  • Iida Silvennoinen

    Michelangelo Buonarroti: David, marble, 1501-1504, Renaissance art

  • Meg Carlton

    Michelangelo David Switch Plate

  • Jim Luce (@jimluce)

    Michelangelo's David, a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504, by the Italian artist Michelangelo. It is a 17 ft. marble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero David, a favored subject in the art of Florence. Originally commissioned as one of a series of statues of prophets to be positioned along the roofline of the east end of Florence Cathedral, the statue was instead placed in a public square, outside the Palazzo della Signoria.

  • University of Mississippi Department of Art

    Michelangelo Buonarroti, David, from Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy, 1501-1504 CE, Marble, 17' high. Italian High Renaissance

  • Deana Massey-Dunlap

    Michelangelo's "David". My mom had to have her own replica after we went. I spent my childhood putting Daddy's tshirts on this statue every time I had a sleepover:) My children saw it and said "We thought David was a boy!" Smart kids:)

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