I had been thinking about my first encounter with David for years. What would I think when I walked into the gallery where it is exhibited? Would I be disappointed after all the time I had been waiting for that moment? Now I can tell you: no. The magnificent figure that Michelangelo carved from that mighty slab of marble is one of those works that make you feel good about the human race again. Our species must have something going for it if one of its members is a genius as great as this Italian sculptor, architect and painter.
Mallorca – Florencia. Seat 23 E