Pieta, by Michelangelo, located at St. Peter's Basilica. Lamentation of Christ
Michelangelo Statues | Right down the hall, we saw our first Michelangelo sculptures.
David ~ Michelangelo (1475–1564), Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and…
Few sculptures are as famous as Michelangelo's David, and if you've ever seen it you'll understand why. The masterpiece of the Renaissance period was completed in 1504, when Michelangelo was just 29 years old, and today over 8 million people per year visit the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence so they can marvel at the iconic marble statue.
Michelangelo Buonarroti: "If people only knew how hard I work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful at all.."
David. maybe someday I'll get to see him in person. i might just add this to my "bucket list" board.