In one of the first examples of the Renaissance sculpture, being sculpt around 1440 for the courtyard of the Medici Palace in Florence, that was built by Cosimo dei Medici “Pater Patriae”.
Donatello has represented the David, symbol of freedom against tyrann, as a naked young man wearing only shoes and hat, in an elegant and sensual pose.
In 1777 was taken to the Uffizi Gallery, and then at the Bargello Museum.
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All the Classical and Renaissance art executed by the Marinelli Foundry is created through moulds made directly on the original Works of Art at the beginning of the last century. These original moulds are owned by and a part of the Ferdinando Marinelli Artistic Foundry heritage.