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
1871: The marble David is memorialized as the centerpiece of a bronze aggregation at Piazzale Michelangiolo (note the quaint spelling of "Michelangelo"), flanked by renditions of the artist's Four Times of Day in the Medici New Sacristy at San Lorenzo: 3
Meanwhile in 1873:The original David is transferred to the Accademia Gallery.
Also in 1873: A marble replica of the David is placed in front of the Palazzo Vecchio.
2009: An Asian visitor pays homage to Michelangelo's David (Imitation Being the Sincerest Form of Flattery):4
2009: Meanwhile, a photographer memorializes the Asian visitor paying homage to Michelangelo's David: 5
2009: Meanwhile, another photographer memorializes the aforementioned photographer while he memorializes the Asian visitor paying homage to Michelangelo's David: 6