Sculpture, painting and architecture, Michelangelo’s talents are many; The ideal of a Renaissance man.
And from this power, he could not help but create a work, which despite being unfinished has found space in various museums around the world, from the Uffizi to the National Gallery of art in Washington.
The Apollo / David or also called Apollino, is a marble sculpture commissioned by the governor Baccio Valori, who does not exactly identify the subject due to ancient and discordant sources.
If for Vasari the statue represents an Apollo, in the inventory of Cosimo I, it is remembered as a David.
This is why the work retains the bivalent title.