Plaster Cast of Florentine Monumental Sculpture Fragment: Head of David by Michelangelo

1912.02.0024

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of Florentine Monumental Sculpture Fragment: Head of David by Michelangelo   (1912.02.0024)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Art
  4. :
  5. N/A
Artist/Maker Buonarroti, Michelangelo
Geographic Location
Period/Date High Italian Renaissance, 1504
Culture Italian, Florentine

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 132.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 81.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 66.0 cm
Weight waived g
Measuring Remarks Measurements were taken as 52.0 x 32.0 x 26.0 inches and then converted to centimeters.
Materials Plaster
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Menen, Aubry. "David." Article of unknown origin.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information Plaster cast of marble original placed in the Piazza della Signoria, and moved in the 19th century to protect it from the weather. It is in the Galleria dell Accademia in Florence.

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