Gallant Statue

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Gallant Statue
Real david statue.jpg
Real-world counterpart
David
Year Unknown
Artist Michelangelo
Main appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese りりしいちょうこく
Simplified Chinese 英挺的雕塑
French Statue majestueuse
Spanish Estatua majestuosa
Italian Statua maestosa
Russian Доблестная статуя

Korean 늠름한 조각
Traditional Chinese 英挺的雕塑
Quebec French Statue majestueuse
Latin American Spanish Estatua majestuosa
German Galantstatue
Dutch Verheven standbeeld


The Gallant Statue (commonly known as Michaelangelo's David in the real world) is a sculpture first introduced in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Sculpted by the acclaimed Italian artist Michaelangelo between 1501 and 1504 - during the Renaissance - it is a seventeen foot tall marble statue of David, a Biblical hero and a favored subject of art in Florence. David is depicted standing nude, posed in the contrapposto posture.

Originally commissioned as one of a series of statues of prophets to be positioned along the roofline of the east end of Florence Cathedral, the statue was instead placed in a public square outside the Palazzo della Signoria, the seat of civic government in Florence, where it was unveiled on 8 September 1504.

Art details[edit]

In New Horizons[edit]

Gallant Statue
David
Michelangelo, circa 1504
Marble


Fake Gallant Statue
Gallant Statue

Description Young David glares at his enemies, sling slung over his shoulder. It took Michelangelo more than three years to sculpt this piece. Close inspection shows heart- shaped eyes, but that's probably meant to depict light hitting them. Hearts didn't have the lovey-dovey symbolism back then that they do today.
Buy Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 4980 Bells
Sell Price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 1245 Bells [nb 1]
Obtain from Redd NH Character Icon.png Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler
Authenticity Unknown
Furniture Size 2.0 x 2.0
  1. Cannot be sold if it's a forgery.


Authenticity[edit]

In New Leaf, if there is cloth hanging down his right shoulder, it is fake. If his right shoulder is bare, it is genuine.

In New Horizons, the forged statue holds a tome between his arm and waist, while the genuine statue does not.


Trivia[edit]

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