I read last week that the famous bronze David by Donatello has finally been finished after an 18 month restoration involving the use of lasers normally employed to treat glaucoma. A normal 'mechanical' restoration had not been possible when an x-ray in 2006 discovered the presence of precious and delicate gold leaf on parts of the statue.
A playful, sensuous, and androgynous hero, ..
Hop back on the number 7 bus towards town to check out yet another wonderful and underrated museum, the Bargello. Centrally located in between Piazza Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria, this museum has a unique inner courtyard and houses mostly sculptures (including the famous bronze David by Donatello), gold work, tapestries and enamels.
The Renaissance Art - Botticelli - Donatello - Ghiberti - Gozzoli
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