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Guardian Colossus, The Massive 16th Century Italian Sculpture

Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus, is a giant 16th-century Italian sculpture that sits in the park of Villa Demidoff just north of Florence. The structure was first erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna. The colossal figure is placed like a guardian of the pond in front of him.

COLOSSEO DELL'APPENNINO AL PARCO VILLA DEMIDOFF

Il Colosso dell'Appennino

Barba di pietra

Il colosso dell’Appennino di Giambologna

Il Colosso dell'Appennino 4

Il Colosso dell'Appennino