Chimney piece Place of origin: Florence, Italy Date: ca. 1470 Artist/Maker: Desiderio da Settignano, born 1430 - died 1464 (workshop of, sculptor) Materials and Techniques: Grey, carved sandstone - V & A
Detail of "David" is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and by the Italian artist Michelangelo. It is a marble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero David.