Michelangelo, David

Where’s Goliath? David scans for his enemy. This colossal sculpture is itself a giant of 16th-century Renaissance art.

Michelangelo, David, 1501–04, marble, 517 cm high (17 feet) (Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Michelangelo, David," in Smarthistory, December 6, 2020, accessed December 1, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/michelangelo-david/.