Western Pure Bronze Art Deco Statue Sculpture Handsome Man Chair. This product sheet is originally written in English. Please find below an automatic translation in French. If you have any questions, please contact us.
This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze dimensions with marble base: Height 18 X Width 5". Marble dimensions: 5" X 5". Own a piece of Renaissance history with this superb bronze replica of Michelangelo's David. Created between 1501 and 1504, this masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture depicts the biblical hero David and is a favorite subject in Florentine art.
Originally commissioned as one of a series of prophet statues to be positioned along the roof line of the east end of the Florence Cathedral, the statue was instead placed in a public square outside the Palazzo della Signoria, the seat of civic government in Florence. Due to the nature of the hero it represents, the statue quickly became a symbol of the defense of civil liberties embodied by the Florentine Republic. An independent city-state threatened on all sides by more powerful rival states and the hegemony of the Medici family.
David's eyes, with a warning gaze, were turned towards Rome. Made using the ancient lost-wax casting method, this relic artwork has been tinted with a brown patina finish for preservation.David stands on a variegated black marble base bearing the signature of the artist Michelangelo. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (March 6, 1475 - February 18, 1564) was a master of many trades, including painting, sculpture, architecture, poetry, and engineering. His versatility in the disciplines he tackled was such that he is often considered a contender for the title of archetypal Renaissance man, alongside his fellow Italian Leonardo da Vinci. With its intricate details and rich history, this bronze replica of Michelangelo's David is a true masterpiece of Renaissance art. Add it to your collection today and discover the legacy of one of the greatest artists of all time. David stands on a variegated black marble base bearing the signature.