The J. Paul Getty Museum

David by Michelangelo (Florence)

Object Details

Title:

David by Michelangelo (Florence)

Artist/Maker:

Giorgio Sommer (Italian, born Germany, 1834 - 1914)

Culture:

Italian

Place:

Florence, Italy (Place Depicted)

Date:

about 1857–1890

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XP.854.1

Dimensions:

24.3 × 18.2 cm (9 9/16 × 7 3/16 in.)

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Object Description

Photograph of Michelangelo's statue, David, in situ, with a fig leaf covering his genitalia.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.