By Antonio Paolucci, Gary M. Radke, Franca Falletti

Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), generally known as Michelangelo, was once an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer of the excessive Renaissance who exerted an unheard of effect at the improvement of Western paintings. regardless of making few forays past the humanities, his versatility within the disciplines he took up used to be of this type of excessive order that he's usually thought of a contender for the identify of the archetypal Renaissance guy, together with his fellow Italian Leonardo da Vinci.
Michelangelo was once thought of the best dwelling artist in his lifetime, and ever when you consider that then he has been held to be one of many maximum artists of all time. a few his works in portray, sculpture, and structure rank one of the most renowned in lifestyles. His output in each box in the course of his lengthy existence was once prodigious; whilst the sheer quantity of correspondence, sketches, and memories that continue to exist can also be taken into consideration, he's the best-documented artist of the sixteenth century.

Un file dedicato al David di Michelangelo. Nel sommario: ''La nascita di un mito'', ''David a Firenze prima di Michelangelo'', ''La storia del David'', ''La moltiplicazione del David'', ''Indagini, stato di conservazione e restauro''. Come tutte le monografie della collana ''Dossier d'art'', una pubblicazione agile, ricca di belle riproduzioni a colori, completa di un utilissimo quadro cronologico e di una ricca bibliografia.

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La nascita di un mito
David a Firenze prima di Michelangelo
La storia di David
La moltiplicazione del David
Indagini, stato di conservazione e restauro
Quadro Cronologico
Bibliografia

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