The Original David at the Accademia Museum Visit

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Discover the Extraordinary History Behind Michelangelo

David may be world famous, yet few people know the extraordinary history behind Michelangelo’s stunning Renaissance statue.

Widely considered the most important and impressive work of art ever created, David has many stories to tell, from the saga of his commission to his birth from a massive and long-neglected slab of quarried marble, and finally to his logistically complex placement in Florence.