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Donatello's David vs. Michelangelo's David

 

Donatello's David

Michelangelo's David

Date:

c. 1425-1430. 1501-1504.

Period:

Early Renaissance. High Renaissance.

Material:

Bronze. Marble.

Height:

5 ' 2 1/4 ". 17'.

Nude?

Yes. Yes.

Contrapposto?

Yes. Yes.

Moment in story:

After the fight. Before the fight.

David represents...

Florence. Florence.

Goliath represents...

Milan. Rome (Medici power).

Original location:

Palazzo Medici. Intended for buttress atop Florence Cathedral, ends up in front of Palazzo Vecchio.

Present location:

Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence. Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence.

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