Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was one of the greatest and most versatile artists of all time. The masterpieces that he produced are the heritage of the whole of mankind. Because of the greatness of his work, Michelangelo, both as an artist and as a man, has been the subject of numerous studies by the world's leading art historians. This book showcases stunning photographs of the most famous symbol of Renaissance art - Michelangelo's David. The text, by art historian Antonio Paolucci is both fascinating and intriguing.