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Ratto della Sabina

Piazza della Signoria, 50122, Florence, Italy
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"single block of marble"
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"roman mythology"
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"beautiful statue"
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"on display"
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"rape"
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"romans"
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"loggia"
in 5 reviews
"perseus"
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"depicted"
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"copy"
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"carved"
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"statues"
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"nude"
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"ground"
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

The loggia is so full of interesting pieces, it's hard to single any out in particular, yet, this twisting statue has a charm.

Thank CodyMav
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Interesting and intricate sculpture of a very controversial theme. It is interesting how the topic was viewed and depicted during a very different time.

Thank Jerry R
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

There are many statues on the Piazza della Signoria but don't miss this one right next to Perseus . Small but detailed

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This sculpture of nudes climbing up each other is the Flemish artist Giambologna’s iconic work of art. Sculpted from a single block of marble, this classical nude forms of Greek sculpture is based on a work of Roman mythology, created in 1583. It has complete...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

While on our most recent visit to Florence, a walk to the Piazza della Signoria was high on our agenda of things to do. We knew from previous experience that this superb city square was full of splendid sculptures and statues. Therefore, we were keen...More

Thank BigHugh51
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a beautiful statue. It's right next to the Perseus statue and various other cool artworks. Definitely worth it.

Thank Stormie S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This sculpture is simply stunning! It is in the Loggia dei Lanzi in Piazza della Signoria, and outside Palazzo Vecchio. It is but one of the many sculptures in this area. This particular sculpture is probably better known as The Rape of the Sabine Women....More

Thank Dimitris L
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

One of Giambologna's most impressive artworks. Giambologna is not famous as Bernini in Italy, however his sculptures deserve utmost attention and Ratto della Sabina is a fine example of that. Located at Plaza della Signoria next to Palazza Vecchio. There are few benches that you...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

Fittingly arguably Flemish artist Giambologna’s best work stands in the Loggia dei Lanzi, on the Piazza della Signoria, in the city from which the Medici family never allowed him to leave. Well described by others another impressive art work to be found in the Loggia...More

Thank Steve_of_N21
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

There is more of an abduction going on here, and the sculpture did not even name this piece with the name it is so named today (The Rape of the Sabines). This powerful piece is a triangular composition with the hand of the maiden on...More

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