As someone who lived in Florence for a number of years and lead countless students, tours, friends, and family to see Michelangelo’s David, I have been asked a variety of questions regarding this famous statue. Did Michelangelo model him after the real.
Detail of "David" is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and by the Italian artist Michelangelo. It is a marble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero David.