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Toscana

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Cosimo I de' Medici

Firenze 1519 - Florence 1574
second Duke of Florence from 1537 until 1569, when he became the first Grand Duke of Tuscany (1569-1574)
(Wikipedia)
Giambologna & Vincenzo Danti
1585

Firenze /  Cosimo I de' Medici   Firenze /  Cosimo I de' Medici

Description

Marble statue by Giambologna above the arch leading to the river Arno. On the base is the abbreviation C.M.M.D.E. (Cosimo Medici Magnus Dux Etruriae = Cosimo de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany). The statue is flanked by lying personifications of Equità (Equity) and and Rigore (Strictness), sculpted by Danti in 1566.

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Location N 43°46'4" E 11°15'19"

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