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David (Michelangelo)
14th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Sculptures Comments Off on David (Michelangelo)

David (Michelangelo) Circa 1501-4; height 16 ft 10 in. Michelangelo’s monumental David differs greatly from earlier interpretations of this subject by Donatello and Verrocchio. Whereas the earlier masters had depicted David victorious over the slain Goliath, many scholars believe that Michelangelo chose to reveal the critical moment just after David had made the decision to […]

Moses (Michelangelo)
12th Sep 2010Posted in: Michelangelo Sculptures Comments Off on Moses (Michelangelo)

Michelangelo’s Moses (ca. 1513-1516; height ~92.5 inches) San Pietro in Vincoli, Rome The powerful and majestic figure of Moses is depicted during the most important moment in his life. The plates of the Ten Commandments indicate that he has come from Mount Sinai bearing God’s laws for the people of Israel. This is the last […]

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