TIL that Michelangelo’s “David” isn’t human sized, but actually 17 feet tall

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  1. Craziest thing about the David is that homeboy just stared at a stone block for **four months** without taking up his tools. Supposedly, Michelangelo was able to remember where he had struck in his mind, for four months before actually beginning the three year-long process of *doing it* for real.

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