Christmas markets and more in Tuscany
Christmas spirit is in the air and we are starting to breathe it in all of Tuscany where, from here to Christmas and beyond, so many events will create an embarrassing wealth of options for those who have decided to spend their Christmas holidays in Tuscany.
The most famous David of the Florentine Renaissance is undoubtedly that of Michelangelo, but other David exist that have nothing to envy the more famous one. In particular, Donatello created not one but two David, one in bronze and one in marble, housed in the National Museum of the Bargello in Florence.
Curiosities about Michelangelo's David
Michelangelo's David is an undisputed masterpiece of the Florentine art history. We already know a lot of things about it but now we want to tell you some trivia that few people know.
The marble David by Donatello
We know almost everything about the David by Michelangelo and we have already spoken of the bronze David by Donatello, now we are going to analyze the marble version kept at the National Museum of the Bargello in Florence.
Michelangelo's Prisoners at the Galleria dell'Accademia
At the Accademia Gallery, in Florence, alongside the corridor leading to the famous David by Michelangelo, stand four imposing statues sculpted by the same Michelangelo, referred to as the "Prisoners" or "Slave.