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Italy
Firenze
Firenze (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza della Repubblica

Colonna dell'Abbondanza

Column of Abundance

Various sculptors
1721 (1956)

Firenze /  Colonna dell'Abbondanza   Firenze /  Colonna dell'Abbondanza

Description

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.

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Location (N 43°46'17" - E 11°15'15")

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