The Michelangelo’s David is considered the icon of beauty, a masterpiece of world scultuta, symbol of the Renaissance.
The non-profit foundation Friend of Florence according to the Accademia Gallery takes care of his “fitness”, the David fact, like other works of art in Gallery would benefit from care and maintenance
The ratio of the non-profit foundation Friends of Florence and Michelangelo’s sculptures of the Galleria dell’Accademia originates in 2003, on the occasion of the restoration of the masterpiece and campaign surveys planned for the 500th anniversary of its creation. The organization then financed the in-depth series of diagnostic studies that gave rise to the creation of an educational website and a DVD dedicated to the restoration.
Since that time the Friends of Florence has maintained high attention to the heritage of the Galleria dell’Accademia contributing, in addition to the maintenance of David and also the restoration of the Prisons Pietà da Palestrina, the 22 paintings in the Tribune and the raw earth model Rape of the Sabine of Giambologna.
The biblical hero remains our magnificent eyes, and visible in the Galleria dell’Accademia in Florence