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Blown Glass Ornament: Bust of David

Blown Glass Ornament: Bust of David

By Cody Foster & Co.

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Show off your art appreciation with this gorgeous Michelangelo-inspired blown glass ornament! Featuring the iconic "David" bust, complete with bubblegum-blowing and shades, this ornament is sure to be one-in-a-million! (Talk about an unexpected twist on a classic!)

Product Details

  • Product type: Holiday Ornament
  • Shipping Dimensions: 4.0 × 3.25 × 2.25 inches  (10.2 × 8.3 × 5.7 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.37 lb (6.0 oz; 170 g)
  • SKU010009633 | Mfg. Item Number: GO-9881

About the Artist, Michelangelo

Michelangelo was a renowned Renaissance artist born on March 6, 1475, in Italy. He was not just a sculptor but also a painter, architect, and poet. His full name was Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni.

From a young age, Michelangelo showed a talent for art. He apprenticed with famous artists and soon gained recognition for his exceptional sculptures. One of his most famous early works was the statue of "David," a magnificent marble sculpture that showcased his skill in capturing human anatomy with incredible detail.

He also painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, which became one of his most celebrated masterpieces. The ceiling is adorned with breathtaking frescoes depicting stories from the Bible.

Michelangelo was passionate about his work and had a strong dedication to perfection. His art reflected his deep understanding of the human form and emotions. He believed that sculpting and painting were ways to reveal the beauty of God's creation.

Throughout his life, Michelangelo created numerous sculptures, paintings, and architectural designs. His works, including the sculpture of "Pieta" and the frescoes in the Sistine Chapel, are admired for their beauty and technical brilliance.

Michelangelo's legacy as a brilliant artist and visionary continues to inspire artists and art enthusiasts worldwide. He passed away on February 18, 1564, leaving behind an enduring imprint on the world of art.

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Your purchase supports the mission and programs of the Chrysler Museum of Art (including the Perry Glass Studio, and the Myers House). We couldn't do what we do without you. Thank you.

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