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Michelangelo’s David

David is one of Michelangelo’s most-recognizable works, and has become one of the most recognizable statues in the entire world of art.  Standing 13’5″ tall, the double life-sized David is depicted patiently waiting for battle, prepped with slingshot in one hand and stone in the other.  The twentysomething-Michelangelo carved the …

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Donatello’s David

Perhaps Donatello’s landmark work – and one of the greatest sculptural works of the early Renaissance – was his bronze statue of David.  This work signals the return of the nude sculpture in the round figure, and because it was the first such work like this in over a thousand …

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The following resources can help you with further study and enjoyment of Renaissance Italy. Links to below are affiliate links. Most Popular Pages on this Site Michelangelo’s Pieta Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam Botticelli’s Birth of Venus Donatello’s David Michelangelo’s David Books History of Italian Renaissance Art, 7th edition, by …

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Bibliography on the Italian Renaissance

Select sources for information provided on this website are listed below, along with links to where you can purchase some of the materials. Editions of particular books linked to may be different than editions used for the information on this website.  Links to below are affiliate links. Hall, Marcia …

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