David by Michelangelo, hand detail

David was sculpted in marble, it’s over life-size, and that it represents the biblical figure of David, who killed the giant Goliath with a stone from his slingshot. David is tall, exactly 14 feet and 3 inches high and was left-handed.His right hand is disproportionately large compared to the body because in the Middle Ages, David was commonly said to be strong of hand. #adriano

Source: David by Michelangelo, hand detail

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