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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)
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Giambologna & Vincenzo Danti
1585

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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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Item Code: itto055; Photograph: 8 May 2017
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