Guest Post: Part 1 – The Florentine Copies of Michelangelo’s David by Clemente Papi – The Plaster Cast at Istituto Statale d’Arte

Giuliana Videtta is an art historian and the former Director of the Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence. Florence hosts the famous marble of David by Michelangelo (Figure 1) and there are numerous copies of this sculpture to be found across the city. In this blog I will try to illustrate briefly the main historical stages … Continue reading Guest Post: Part 1 – The Florentine Copies of Michelangelo’s David by Clemente Papi – The Plaster Cast at Istituto Statale d’Arte