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Author: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Aurelio Amendola; Antonio Paolucci
Publisher: London : Royal Academy of Arts, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English-language edView all editions and formats
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"In this book art historian Antonio Paolucci revisits the biblical story of David to rediscover his personality, reconstructing the milestones in the creation of this magnificent work of art and its subsequent history. The precision of Michelangelo's rendering of human anatomy, the grace of the carving and the virile elegance of the figure's pose can all be appreciated in Aurelio Amendola's photographs, which reveal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.
David.
London : Royal Academy of Arts, ©2006
(OCoLC)608718892
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Aurelio Amendola; Antonio Paolucci
ISBN: 9781903973998 1903973996
OCLC Number: 76963900
Language Note: Text in English translated from Italian.
Notes: Includes essay "Michelangelo's David: from symbol to myth" by Antonio Paolucci.
Description: 95 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 35 cm
Other Titles: Michelangelo's David: from symbol to myth
Responsibility: Michelangelo ; photographs by Aurelio Amendola ; text by Antonio Paolucci.

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Michelangelos classic David is one of the worlds most recogniseable sculptures. In this book, this work is presented in an intriguing new light with original photographs and an insightful text which  Read more...

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