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Rick Steves' Europe: Florence, Italy

In Florence, Michelangelo's masterpiece epitomizes the heroic power and surpassing artistry of the Renaissance

Michelangelo's David

Michelangelo David Florence Italy
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In David, writes art historian Charles Sala, Michelangelo “reached a degree of perfection seldom found even in the works of the great masters of the Quattrocento.”

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