Giambologna: Medici Walking Horse Sculpture from The Met Museum


Bonded Bronze Horse, Fine Art Sculpture The Museum’s sculpture is based on a model by Giovanni Bologna, called Giambologna (Netherlandish, ca. 1529-1608) 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 1594. Produced in cooperation with the Princely Collections of Liechtenstein.

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