Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Firenze
Firenze (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza della Signoria

David

(c. 1040-970 BCE)
second king of the United Kingdom of Israel, and an ancestor of Jesus
(Wikipedia)
Michelangelo
1501-04 (copy)

Firenze /  David   Firenze /  David

Description

5.17-metre (17.0 ft) marble statue of a standing male nude, representing the Biblical hero David.
The original is since 1873 in the Galleria dell'Accademia. The copy on the square dates from 1910.

Firenze - David

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Location (N 43°46'9" - E 11°15'21")

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