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"David" (1501-1504), Marble Statue by Michelangelo in the Galleria dell'Academia in Florence, Italy


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Okay, so what don't you know about this thing?

* Despite living three millennia ago, David was a Renaissance man.

* The statue depicts David just before battle (hence the tense).

* It's twice as high as a typical American ceiling: 17 feet tall.

* In 1991, David got hammered - literally.

* And then there's this.

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