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... work before we join the crowd. I didn't know this before but David is from David and Goliath. There were a number of artists that were commissioned by the local council to sculpt a statue to depict David and Michelangelo's was chosen as it was different to the others. Most sculptors had depicted David in his glory often with his foot on the head of the defeated Goliath. Michelangelo, on the other hand chose to depict David in a more innocent light in his victory. The pose is confident ...
... dominion of the seas. Nearby stands a life-size bronze statue of Cosimo de' Medici on horseback from the 16th century. In front of the doors to the Palazzo Vecchio stands a replica of Michelangelo's "David" where the original stood for three centuries until it was moved indoors into The Accademia in 1873. The sculpture of Hercules and Cacus stands nearby, and in the adjacent Loggia dei Lanzi (built in the 14th century to ...
... around a bit and then walked back to the B&B to pack. We had an amazing traditional Tuscan dinner. I ordered the scaloppine and was told by blaze and trotter at it was intestines so naturally I freaked out. But it was delicious. We then walked home to prepare for ...
... They were unfinished statues by Michelangelo. Only parts of each man were completed, so it looked as if they were bursting out of the blocks of marble. It was really beautiful. Going through the museum and seeing so many pieces by Michelangelo also felt like my trip was coming full circle. I learned so much about him on my tour through the Vatican museums that I had more of a backstory. It was great being in the city he considered home and seeing his work. ...
... did because there was a bit of a storm that passed through while we were inside. We always have the umbrellas but it was just good timing I guess.
Well that was our exciting Christmas :) We have snacks for dinner tonight because everything is closed up but it will be a relaxing evening as we get ready to head to Parma tomorrow. :)
Merry Christmas Everyone!!!