Civil court orders tour firm to remove images of famous nude from marketing used to sell expensive tickets to museum

His are the most famous curves in Florence and adorn everything from aprons to fridge magnets, but images of Michelangelo’s David can only now be used with official authorisation, a court in Italy has ruled.

The 16th century marble statue is the star attraction at the Galleria dell’Accademia, which took legal action against a tour company that used an image of the Biblical nude in marketing for €45 (£40) tours of the art museum which normally costs €8 to enter.

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