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Discovering the Perseus by Cellini

The Real Perseus A tourist in Florence turned the corner of the Stada dei Florentini and saw the Perseus. “That´s it!” he said aloud. “And it´s not half-bad.” Perseus by Benvenuto Cellini (1545-1554) in the Piazza dei Signoria, Florence, Italy … Continue reading

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