Perseus in Florence

Perseus holding the Medusa's head
Perseus holding the Medusa’s head in the Piazza della Signora, Florence.

The 1545 bronze sculpture of Perseus holding the head of the evil Medusa that he had just cut off, thereby restoring order. It is a  metaphor for Cosimo de Medici for restoring order to Florence in kicking off Renaissance. It’s considered by some to be the most beautiful bronze statue ever made & it was by Benvenuto Cellini.

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