Can we get there from here?
1501-4: Michelangelo sculpts a monumental marble David
to surmount a buttress at Florence Cathedral: 1
1504: The David is placed, instead, in front of Palazzo Vecchio:2
2011: A fiberglass replica is made of Michelangelo's David: 5
2011: The fiberglass replica is installed (briefly) on the buttress where the original David was meant to go (but never did): 6
2011: Our House Photographer is off in America, so no original photo ensues: --
2011: But the admirable Livius Drusus of The History Blog assembles full coverage from web sources: 7 & 8
2011: We raid The History Blog for illustrations: 9
More Michelangelo's David?