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Majestic equestrian statues in Piacenza, Italy

These are two beautiful bronze statues in the central Piazza Cavalli in Piacenza. They sit on a... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
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Breathtaking samples of Baroque

Francesco Mochi sculpted the two Farnese captains in 1612-1629. They capture the viewer's awe with... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

These are two beautiful bronze statues in the central Piazza Cavalli in Piacenza. They sit on a marble base that has other bronze decorations and represent Alessandro Farnese and his son Ranuccio.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Francesco Mochi sculpted the two Farnese captains in 1612-1629. They capture the viewer's awe with beauty and potency and are considered the artist's high point of his career.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

interesting statues in the piazzi cavelli which explains the name. Good place for a photo and a good memeory

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

On the Piazza dei Cavalli there are these two beautiful barock statues - 2 Farnese on horses in Roman clothes. Both are magnificient.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

They give the name to the Piazza Cavalli (Horses Place in Italian) and represents the Farnese condottieri, who rules Piacenza for centuries. Admire the Piazza and the Palazzo Gotico just on teh side.

Date of experience: December 2015
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