David, Michelangelo, Galleria dell’Accademia, Firenze

Silver gelatin photograph on Baryta Paper

All works will be signed on verso with an accompanying certificate stating title, edition number, date and signature.

Aurelio Amendola’s photograph of Michelangelo’s “David,” housed in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, Italy, offers a unique perspective of the iconic sculpture. In this image, David’s body is turned towards the camera while his head is seen in profile.

The lighting in the photograph accentuates Michelangelo’s renowned ability to render the human body with remarkable precision, highlighting the muscular definition and anatomical details of David’s form. Veins are visible on David’s nose, hands, and arms, showcasing Michelangelo’s meticulous attention to anatomical accuracy.

Michelangelo’s “David” is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture, created between 1501 and 1504. It depicts the biblical hero David in the moments before his battle with Goliath, capturing his poised and confident stance. The sculpture is celebrated for its monumental scale, technical virtuosity, and expressive power, solidifying Michelangelo’s reputation as one of the greatest artists of all time.

Amendola’s photograph provides viewers with a close-up view of Michelangelo’s masterwork, allowing them to appreciate the intricate details and artistic genius behind this timeless sculpture.