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How tall is Michelangelo's David?

Standing at a colossal 17 feet tall, the gleaming white statue of Michelangelo's David, slingshot in hand ready to do battle, dominates Florence's Piazza della Signoria.

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Likewise, people ask, how long did it take Michelangelo to sculpt David?

Michelangelo was only 26 years old in 1501, but he was already the most famous and best paid artist in his days. He accepted the challenge with enthusiasm to sculpt a large scale David and worked constantly for over two years to create one of his most breathtaking masterpieces of gleaming white marble.

how much is the David statue worth? Worth about $65 million, the 500-year-old painting was recovered.

Thereof, how tall is Donatello's David?

Donatello's David Michelangelo's David
Date: c. 1425-1430. 1501-1504.
Period: Early Renaissance. High Renaissance.
Material: Bronze. Marble.
Height: 5 ' 2 1/4 ". 17'.

How tall is Michelangelo?

It is thirteen feet tall and was the largest statue made since Ancient Rome. It is considered by many experts in art to be a near perfect sculpture. Today the statue resides at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy. In 1505 Michelangelo returned to Rome.

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