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Loggia dei Lanzi was built between 1376 and 1391 by Benci di Cione and Simone talenti in elegant late Gothic style. It consists of large round arches on compound pillars. The fine reliefs above pillars are allegories of the Virtues, designed by Agnolo Gaddi.
A number of outstanding sculptures in plaster copy are preserved inside the Loggia, works of Giambologna, while the originals are kept in the Galleria dell'Academia. In the foreground, on the left, is Perseus, Benvenuto Cellini's most famous work.

Address: Piazza della Signoria
Phone: +39 055 23885
Website: http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/

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  • Updated Sep 18, 2005
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