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Giambologna: Medici Horse Sculpture

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Item# 06-060503 

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Description

The Museum's sculpture is based on a model by Giovanni Bologna, called Giambologna (Flemish, ca. 15291608) that was probably cast in the workshop of sculptor Giovanni Francesco Susini (Italian, ca. 1575–1653). Giambologna's models were created for the equestrian statue of Grand Duke Cosimo I de' Medici in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, which was finished in 1593.

Produced in cooperation with the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein.

Bonded bronze. Hand patinated. 10 1/2''H x 9 1/2''L including base.

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  • Bonded bronze
  • Hand patinated
  • 10 1/2''H x 9 1/2''L including base
  • Gift wrap not available

Art History

The Medici family ruled the city of Florence and later Tuscany during most of the period from 1434–1737. Cosimo I de' Medici (Italian, 1519–1574) in particular was known for promoting order and justice, encouraging the growth of trade and industry, and fostering a period of art and building in Florence and beyond.

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Description

The Museum's sculpture is based on a model by Giovanni Bologna, called Giambologna (Flemish, ca. 15291608) that was probably cast in the workshop of sculptor Giovanni Francesco Susini (Italian, ca. 1575–1653). Giambologna's models were created for the equestrian statue of Grand Duke Cosimo I de' Medici in the Piazza della Signoria in Florence, which was finished in 1593.

Produced in cooperation with the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein.

Bonded bronze. Hand patinated. 10 1/2''H x 9 1/2''L including base.

Sorry, gift wrap is not available for this item.





  • Bonded bronze
  • Hand patinated
  • 10 1/2''H x 9 1/2''L including base
  • Gift wrap not available




Art History

The Medici family ruled the city of Florence and later Tuscany during most of the period from 1434–1737. Cosimo I de' Medici (Italian, 1519–1574) in particular was known for promoting order and justice, encouraging the growth of trade and industry, and fostering a period of art and building in Florence and beyond.


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