We present this beautiful white marble sculpture on a model of the David of Michelangelo Buonarroti, dating from the 19th century and a height of 51 cm.
The David is a marble sculpture (height 520 cm including base 108 cm) by Michelangelo Buonarroti, dating from 1501 to the beginning of 1504 and kept at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence.
Widely regarded as a masterpiece of world sculpture, it is one of the emblems of the Renaissance and a symbol of Florence and Italy abroad. The work, which represents the biblical hero as he prepares to face Goliath, was originally placed in Piazza della Signoria as a symbol of the vigilant and victorious Florentine Republic against its enemies.
Considered the ideal of male beauty in art, Botticelli's Venus being considered the canon of feminine beauty, many people believe that David is the most beautiful artistic object ever created by man.
With a circular and serrated base, the position of the body, according to the classical tradition, is chiastica: the left arm is bent towards the shoulder, on which the David rests the strap and corresponds to the right leg in tension, supported by the support on which he rests all the weight of the body. The right arm is relaxed despite the tension of the hand holding the stone. The relaxed left leg protrudes slightly outward, placing the foot on the extreme limit of the base; the heel is raised to indicate that it is preparing for movement. The head is turned to the left and the face shows a frown to emphasize the tension that precedes the battle.
Michelangelo, in fact, captures David just before the fight with Goliath.
The hero is naked, because he has nothing to hide, he wants to show his virtue, his moral integrity. The arrangement is classical: the chiastic movement goes from the bottom to the top, the smooth legs crossing the powerful bust to the head, the seat of thought and reason.
In conclusion: a graceful (and high) reproduction of the masterpiece kept at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence.
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