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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This sculpture, by Giambologna, is located within the Loggia Dei Lanzi. On the base is a bas-relief plaque that depicts different positions for the 3 people in the statue. The statue shows a young man holding a young woman above him, while standing over an...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

There are many art pieces here and the Ratto della Sabina is one unique piece. I couldn’t believe when the guide said this was the original. If you are into sculpture art, you’ll like this one.

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Giambologna work is the original in the Loggia. The copy is in the Accademia, so it i sinteresting that this extraordinary work is on open space. Beautiful statue.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I hadn't realised, until I started researching, that Giambologna statue at the Galleria dell'Accademia is the model and the one on the Loggia is the original. I had assumed that the Loggia's was a copy and the original would be the one inside at the...More

Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This impressive marble statue by Giambologna was installed here in 1583 by the son of Cosimo I, Francesco I. It depicts a young man raising in his arms a maiden, but during his act, man is blocked by an elderly lying between his legs. It...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

The loggia is so full of interesting pieces, it's hard to single any out in particular, yet, this twisting statue has a charm.

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Interesting and intricate sculpture of a very controversial theme. It is interesting how the topic was viewed and depicted during a very different time.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 5 November 2017

There are many statues on the Piazza della Signoria but don't miss this one right next to Perseus . Small but detailed

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This sculpture of nudes climbing up each other is the Flemish artist Giambologna’s iconic work of art. Sculpted from a single block of marble, this classical nude forms of Greek sculpture is based on a work of Roman mythology, created in 1583. It has complete...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 21 September 2017

While on our most recent visit to Florence, a walk to the Piazza della Signoria was high on our agenda of things to do. We knew from previous experience that this superb city square was full of splendid sculptures and statues. Therefore, we were keen...More

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