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This sculpture has resided in the Loggia since 1841 and depicts the body of the centaur bent by the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Murrieta, California
Detail and Artistry to Match

This piece is just one of many sculptures that are on display in the Piazza della Signoria. This... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Jerry R
Branchburg, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This sculpture is not as widely known as others by Giambologna. It is The Hercules and Nessus and is a marble statue made in 1599, but placed here only in the nineteenth century. I find the strength in these statues incredible.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This sculpture has resided in the Loggia since 1841 and depicts the body of the centaur bent by the strength of Hercules. The back-story to this pose is that Hercules wife needed help from Nessus (the centaur), but he tries to kidnap her and Hercules...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This piece is just one of many sculptures that are on display in the Piazza della Signoria. This is a very beautiful and detailed depiction of Hercules battling a Centaur. In addition there are a number of other famous sculptures. I will say that this...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Ercole e il Centauro Nesso is a really beautiful statue, depicting the mythical Greek hero Hercules fighting the Centaur Nesso. This late 16th century marble statue is the work of the great sculptor Giambologna. It is located in the Loggia dei Lanzi, in the Piazza...More

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Every visitor coming to Florence for the first time
will immediately identify with Uffizi. As in past
times, passing through Via dei Calzaiuoli, you can
reach the city center, the Florence that everybody
dreams of. In just a few steps, visitors can
experience the rare beauty of the capital of the
Renaissance. walking delighted across Palazzo Vecchio
and overlooking Piazza della Signoria, up to the
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