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Statue of David Tour

 

Statue of David Tour

The David tour attracts millions of tourists every year, the original sculpture of David by Michelangelo is now housed at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence. This museum thanks to the statue of David tour has become the second most visited italian museum after the Uffizi gallery. The statue of David by Michelangelo is an example of perfection for the proportions of the body and for the expressiveness of the face of David, for these features this statue is considered a important symbol of the Renaissance.

Statue of David Tour in Florence

Michelangelo's statue David is a statue known all over the world. Michelangelo's David is also not only one of the most important symbols of Florencebut a symbol of European Renaissance art-works.

The great success of Michelangelo's David is derived from the statue's beauty and perfect proportions of the man's body. The sculptural masterpiece by Michelangelo express a breaking point with the past.

The David's face is strongly expressive and this feature was very new during those times. It represents the moment at which art evolves towards a new vision and of man giving the green light at the time of the Renaissance .

David is not the only important statue by Michelangelo in Florence. Here, in the city of Italian art, are many other important sculptural works of this great Renaissance master. For example the four allegorical statues of Dawn and Night, Day and Dusk. These important works are in the museum of the Medici chapels.

In the museum of the Cathedral , Opera di Santa Maria del Duomo, is another important sculpture by Michelangelo known as "La Pieta". Bargello Museum has exhibited sculptures made during the artist's youth, like Bacchus, Pitti Tondo and Brutus.

 

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