It is a 14.0 ft marble statue depicting the Biblical hero David, represented as a. . a committee of about thirty members, including artists like Leonardo da Vinci, .
an enormous block of marble nicknamed "The Giant" and "David" had sat. reader's commentLeonardo da Vinci was consulted to work on the marble, but he
The biblical story of the young David slaying the Philistine giant Goliath with a. for the statue was a young artist from Verrocchio's studio, Leonardo da Vinci.
Several artists were interviewed, including Leonardo da Vinci, but it was the precocious 26-year old Michelangelo who was awarded the commission.
Michelangelo's David in one of the most important monuments in the world.. of artists including Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci decided to place it in front of .