David and Goliath. . . . .Ted Talks

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This is the baroque masterpiece of David by Giovanni  Lorenzo  Bernini at the  moment of release of his sling shot  in the Villa Borghese in Roma. The sculpture is chiseled from marble. Notice the detail in the face, legs, arms and the drape! You can experience the second before David takes his famous shot.

 

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Here is the well known Renaissance  David by Michelangelo in Florence.

Read for interesting additional information about this well known story.

About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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