David ~ Michelangelo (1475–1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet.
The Great MICHELANGELO di Ludovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475-1564) Famous Italian painter, sculpture. Native of Caprece, Florence, ITALY
Le David de Michel-Ange - marbre de Carrare - 1501 - Florence Le David est un chef-d'œuvre de la sculpture de la Renaissance, réalisé par Michel-Ange entre 1501 et 1504. Michel-Ange a représenté David, une fronde (lanière de cuir servant de lance pierre) à la main, juste avant son combat contre Goliath.
La Pietà by Michelangelo-1499 is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture by Michel Angelo Buonarroti . The statue was commissioned for the French Cardinal Jean de Bilheres, who was a representative in Rome.The theme (Jesus on the lap of his Mother after the Crucifixion) is of northen origin, popular by that time in France but not yet in Italy.It is an important work as it balances the Renaissance ideals of classical beauty with naturalism.
Michelangelo, Four Studies for the Crucified Haman (recto), c. 1512, Red chalk, 406 x 207 mm, British Museum, London
michelangelogallery: “ Michelangelo created this masterpiece when he was just 21 years old. This famous work of art depicts the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the Crucifixion. Michelangelo’s interpretation of the Pietà is unique...