The column was erected in 1431 and at its summit a statue of Dovizia (Abundance) by Donatello was placed, which in 1721 collapsed due to weathering over time; A replacement copy by Giovan Battista Foggini was damaged in World War II; in 1956 the Foggini original was transferred to the Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze in via Bufalini 6 and on the column a copy made by Mario Moschi was placed.
Donatello, acutally Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (Firenze/Florence 1386 - Firenze/Florence 1466),
Giovan Battista Foggini (Firenze/Florence 1652 - Firenze/Florence 1725),
Italian sculptor and architect
Mario Moschi (Lastra a Signa 1896 - Firenze/Florence 1971),