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Copy of David, <a href= target=_blank>original</a> was here in the 1500s
19-MAY-2006 Andrys

Copy of David, original was here in the 1500s

Florence, Italy

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Andrys Basten08-Mar-2007 05:35
From Antonio Paolucci's book, Clemente Papi made a plaster copy, to be used to make
a bronze copy to replace the original in the Piazza. "All subsequent total and partial casts...
have been made from Papi's." The bronze copy was rejected by Florentines for that site
and was moved to Piazza Michelangelo. In 1910, Luigi Arrighetti's marble copy was set up
in Pizza della Signoria.
Ed 08-Mar-2007 00:34
IS the copy a casting or a sculpture? Who did it?
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