This marble sculpture is modeled after the famous "David" statue by Renaissance artist Michelangelo. It was made in Florence by Tucci and is signed by the artist on the rear of the base. This magnificent adaptation highlights the incredible qualities of the original. A tribute to the new humanism of its day, "David" is a take of a medieval, biblical theme, but in the medium of the new, rising culture. He stands tall and naked, perfect in form. He carries a stone in his right hand and holds on to his sling in his left. Behind him sits a stump of what was a tree, an omen of his future victory over the infamous giant, Goliath. This masterful sculpture is a must-have for the lover of Italian Renaissance art.
H: 17 1/2 in.