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Galleria dell’Accademia – Part 2 – David

At the end of the second gallery stands the statue that everyone wants to see, Michelangelo’s David. Michelangelo was only 26 years old in 1501 when he began his work on David.  He was asked to sculpt a large-scale David from a block of marble that had been rejected by other artists and had been neglected for 25 years because of having too many imperfections.  […]

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