Artist and art historian Giorgio Vasari once said: “Anyone who has seen Michelangelo’s David has no need to see anything else by another sculptor, living or dead.”
I absolutely agree with this 110%. David is one of the most finely sculpted statues in the world, and a personal favourite of this artist. And when I first laid eyes on a magazine ad featuring the beautiful Design Toscano desktop-size replica David statue back in 2005, I knew that I had to have him.
Fast-forward 11 years to a day last fall — I saw it listed on Amazon at a price I could afford. It was still a splurge, but one that I was more than happy to make.
The Design Toscano Twitter account was nice enough to reply:
Fast-forward again to January 30, 2017. I spied this on Design Toscano’s Twitter page: