- Design Toscano
- Price Match
Only 23 when he sculpted this breathtaking work of art, Michelangelo (1475-1564) required two years, a rough block of marble hauled out of the quarries at Carrara, Italy, and a huge talent to carve his "Pieta." Our Italian-inspired figurine is painstakingly rendered, from the folds of their garments to the peaceful face of the Madonna. Our scaled Design Toscano exclusive is cast in fine-quality, bonded natural marble for proud display in home or garden.
About the Artist
Michelangelo was an Italian Renaissance painter sculptor architect poet and engineer whose name is immediately recognized as an art master. Along with his contemporary and rival Leonardo da Vinci Michelangelo is considered an archetype of the Renaissance Man because of his mastery of different skills.
Michelangelo was born near Tuscany Italy. He began his training in painting with Domenico Ghirlandio and sculpting with Bertoldo DiGiovanni very early in life and showed great aptitude for both trades.
The best-documented artist of the 16th century Michelangelo is most famous for his sculpts of David and the Pieta. It is said of the latter It is certainly a miracle that a formless block of stone could ever have been reduced to a perfection that nature is scarcely able to create in the flesh.
Michelangelo also created one of the most recognized Renaissance sculptures the colossal David in 1504. A symbol of Florentine freedom David permanently established Michelangelo's skill as a sculptor with extreme technical care and vivid imagination.
Michelangelo is also known for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome which took four years to complete starting in 1508. He was originally commissioned to paint the 12 apostles but opted for a more complex theme of Creation depicting the downfall of man and the promise of salvation. Among the most famous Michelangelo paintings on the Sistine Chapel ceiling is The Creation of Adam.
In addition to magnificent paintings and sculptures Michelangelo also was a successful architect having created the faade for the Basilica of San Lorenzo Medici Chapel and Laurentian Library all in Florence.
Dimension: 26"Wx18"Dx31.5"H. 47 lbs.
Weight: 47 lbs.
Manufacturer: Design Toscano
Quick 24-48 hour processing
No sales tax
Model Number: WU75568
Design Toscano offers specialty home and garden decor, reproduction furniture and accessories, indoor and outdoor statuary, and one-of-a-kind home and garden accents.
For more than 25 years, Design Toscano has introduced exclusive sculptures, furniture, statues, wall art, and decorative furnishings to passionate customers eager to surround themselves with unique and extraordinary objects.
Design Toscano items are generally produced in very limited series, please contact us to check the availability of the items you're interested in before placing your order.
UPS, FedEx, USPS Deliveries:
If your item is damaged in shipment, you must notify us within 24 hours. You must save all packing materials for an inspection by the shipping company. Call 855-256-2579, or email us at email@example.com and describe the nature of the damage along with the item style, name, stock number, manufacturer's name, your order number, name, address and the phone number where we can reach you.
Common Carrier (Freight) Delivery:
This is delivery by other than UPS, FedEx & USPS. This type of delivery will be made for the order of a Grandfather clock and some large and heavy items where shipment by common carrier truck is necessary. If your item is damaged in shipment and delivered by freight company (not UPS, FedEx or USPS), you must note the damage on the freight bill at the time of delivery for a claim to be valid. Failure to note the damage on the delivery freight bill, with the signature of the delivery driver delivering the product, will void your ability to seek reimbursement for the damage. If the damage is noticed which the delivery is being made, it is in your best interest to refuse the shipment and notify us immediately. A replacement will be sent and we will handle the claims process for you.
Please note: If you accept the delivery of a damaged item, delivered by a freight company, and you do not refuse the item and don’t note damages on the freight bill, we will not be able to assist you with your claim. You will need to process the claim yourself and it may not be successful.
If there is a situation in which a return is agreeable outside of the above stated policy conditions, buyer must both contract and pay for full return shipping, including full insurance for the amount of the purchase price. If any insurance claim is necessary, buyer is fully responsible for processing the claim. Time for a Clock will assist in any reasonable manner necessary.
Shipping and Delivery Times:
Items will be delivered in the original manufacturer packaging, with set up instructions included. Shipping time is between 5-14 days if the item is in stock with the manufacturer. You will be notified if a shipment is delayed for any reason via email or phone. We will do everything possible to get you your order as promptly as possible. Note that all custom or special ordered clocks cannot be returned or exchanged under any circumstances.
Timeforaclock.com is committed to providing the best customer service in the industries we serve.. Our goal is to make your shopping experience as easy going as possible and ensure that you are 100% satisfied with your purchase. We will do our best to meet your expectations at all times.
Return Policy by Brands:
Here at Time for a Clock, we pride ourselves on having the most competitive prices online. We're so confident in our pricing that we will match or beat any other site's pricing upon request.
In addition, if within 30 days after placing your order you find a lower price for the same product online elsewhere, we will reimburse you the difference within 30 days of your price match submission.
Timeforaclock.com Item Warranty Policy
Here at Timeforaclock.com, it is our responsibility to provide our customer with the best product warranties in the industry. We are able to do this by partnering with the best manufacturers around. Below is a link to each manufacturer warranty we carry. We urge you to read each warranty and return policy thoroughly before purchasing an item.
If you have any issues with your product, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will assist you in filing a warranty claim with the manufacturer. Each manufacturer we stock has a different warranty, so please read the warranty that pertains to the specific manufacturer for which your item pertains.
Warranties by Manufacturer: