The copy of Michelangelo's David guards the entrance to Medici's Palazzo Veccia. The original was removed from piazza in 1873 to protect it from damage - almost four centuries after it was created.
Loggia dei Lanzi, or Loggia della Signoria is an open-air sculpture gallery of antique and Renessaince art, and a quintessential representation of human body in public art.
Perseus with the Head of Meduza, Benvenutto Chellini, 1541
This is a decoration of the pedestal for Perseus with Head of Medusa
The rape of Polyxena, Rio Fedi, 1854
Another rape, The Rape of Sabine Women, by Giambollogna.
The whole sculpture is made of one imperfect block of marble
Seems to be a copy of a Roman sculpture
Of course, there is much more to Florence than Renaissance. Just keep your head up, and you will be rewarded with sights of beautiful statues adorning windows, balconies, and arches.
From a balcony- I'm watching you...
In "Profumo-Farmaceutica Di Santa Maria Novella"
In an arcade
On a bridge across Arno river
This lady on top of a very high obelisque seems to be all dressed up
But even the iron armor can not hide the natural human forms.
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