Michelangelo's David Statue

REF. Num: RS 002

The statue of David by Michelangelo is one of the most famous statues in the world. Vel Design makes reproductions of Michelangelo's David whose height is 70 cm. The reproductions are cast of plaster and after that are they are hand-finished in order of achieving glance and brilliance.

The standard colour is white. In need of any other coloring and decoration, you can contact us.

A little history:

In 1501 the great Italian artist, Michelangelo was commissioned to create the David by the Arte della Lana (Guild of Wool Merchant), who were responsible for the upkeep and the decoration of the Cathedral in Florence. For this purpose, he was given a block of marble which Agostino di Duccio had already attempted to fashion forty years previously, perhaps with the same subject in mind.

David's statue is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504. The original statue is a 5.17 metre marble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero David, a favoured subject in the art of Florence. Because of the nature of the hero that it represented, it soon came to symbolize the defense of civil liberties embodied in the Florentine Republic, an independent city-state threatened on all sides by more powerful rival states and by the hegemony of the Medici family. The eyes of David, with a warning glare, were turned towards Rome.The statue was moved to the Accademia Gallery in Florence in 1873, and later replaced at the original location by a replica. Michelangelo breaks away from the traditional way of representing David. He does not present us with the winner, the giant's head at his feet and the powerful sword in his hand. Rather, he portrays the youth as tense with a sense of gathering power immediately preceding the battle.

Price of Michelangelo's David Statue reproductions:
Price without finishing : € 130
Price with finishing in colour and effect chosen by you : € 155

You can contact us for more information.


Price: € 130.00

 



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