David, Michelangelo, Galleria dell’Accademia, Firenze

Silver gelatin photograph on Baryta Paper

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Aurelio Amendola’s photograph focuses closely on Michelangelo’s “David,” located in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence, Italy. This image zooms in on the upper portion of the figure, capturing from the top of David’s neck down to the midpoint of his backside.

The lighting accentuates the sculpted musculature of David’s body, emphasizing the intricate details and realism of Michelangelo’s masterpiece. The fabric sling draped over David’s shoulder adds to the lifelike quality of the sculpture, creating a sense of movement and dynamism.

Michelangelo’s “David” is one of the most iconic sculptures of the Italian Renaissance, created between 1501 and 1504. It portrays the biblical hero David in the moments before his battle with Goliath, capturing his intense concentration and determination. The sculpture is celebrated for its exceptional anatomical accuracy and expressive power, showcasing Michelangelo’s unparalleled skill as a sculptor. Amendola’s photograph offers a close-up view of this renowned masterpiece, highlighting its lifelike qualities and inviting viewers to marvel at the beauty and artistry of Michelangelo’s creation.