During this guided tour you will learn about the way the image of the Biblical King David has evolved through the history of fine arts: from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. You will see how three different sculptors (Donatello, Verrocchio, and Michelangelo) have transformed his image in their art.
This tour is guided by Maria Timina, lecturer and fine art expert.
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The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is a museum complex housing one of the biggest collections of world arts in Russia. Today, it comprises about 700,000 works of art belonging to very different historic epochs, from Ancient Egypt and Greece to the early 21st century. The exhibition includes one of the world's most unique and well-known collections of French arts of the 19th–20th centuries.
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