Michelangelo’s David was created between 1501 and 1504 and is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture and is one of the most important sculptures of Michelangelo. It is one of the most famous statues in the history of sculpture, and has become a symbol of strength and youthful beauty. It depicts the Biblical King David, who decided to confront Goliath. It is taller than 5 meters and the details are impressive. Typical examples are his right hand, where the veins bulge out and his turned torso gives the feeling of movement. It is located in Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, Italy where millions of people visit each year to admire it.
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