'David' by Michelangelo, 1501-04, height 17.0 ft, marble. at L'Accademia, Florence, Italy. This is beautiful because Michelangelo was a great sculptor even more than a painter. Even though his paintings were more famous he still considered himself more of an artist. David was his most famous sculpted work or art.
David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 & 1504, by the Italian artist Michelangelo. A male nude representing the Biblical hero David was sculpted in marble. The statue is currently housed in the Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence
Le David de Michel-Ange - marbre de Carrare - 1501 - Florence Le David est un chef-d'œuvre de la sculpture de la Renaissance, réalisé par Michel-Ange entre 1501 et 1504. Michel-Ange a représenté David, une fronde (lanière de cuir servant de lance pierre) à la main, juste avant son combat contre Goliath.
David, by Michelangelo. Notice how the hand is over proportioned? That's because when you look at it standing on the ground, the hands have normal perception, his hands are way over proportioned actually.