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"Shrouded within the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy), there sits a gigantic 16th century sculpture known as Colosso dell'Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus. The brooding structure was first erected in 1580"

Massive 16th Century Sculpture of a Guardian Colossus

The Park of Pratolino is one of the most beautiful parks in Florence surroundings. Even though the ancient Medicean villa and park has been destroyed, with

(just north of Florence, Italy), is a giant sculpture of the 16th century known as Colosso dell'Appennino or the Colossus of the Apennines. .  . The solid brick and stone structure withstood centuries in the same place, managing to keep his figurative composition in all that time. The park is located in the colossus, once built as an estate for the mistress of the Italian Duke,  Your presence shows a connection between man and nature

Belleza y creacion,magnífica definición

La estatua colosal de los Apeninos es el artefacto más conocido y original en Villa de Pratolino, sin duda de las antigüedades mas representativas y también más estudiado en los últimos tiempos.

Esta escultura gigante del siglo XVI guarda un gran secreto

red-lipstick: Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy).

Giardino di Boboli

Tindaro Screpolato - bronze statue by sculptor Igor Mitoraj, Boboli Garden , Florence, Italy.

This epic colossus, half man, half mountain, was erected in the late 1500s by renowned Italian sculptor Giambologna as a symbol of Italy’s rugged Appenine mountains. This mountain god, fittingly named Appennino, stand 35 feet tall over the ground of the Villa di Pratolino in Tuscany. The rugged, mountainous statue hides a wonderful secret – …

Giant 16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside

Colosso dell’ Appennino aka Appennine Colossus, located in the park of Villa Demidoff. Sculpted by Giambologna.

La estatua colosal de los Apeninos es el artefacto más conocido y original en Villa de Pratolino, sin duda de las antigüedades mas representativas y también más estudiado en los últimos tiempos.

Esta escultura gigante del siglo XVI guarda un gran secreto

Measuring about 35 feet tall, it’s arguably the most spectacular feature of the gardens of Villa Medici at Pratolino, now part of Villa Demidoff, located about 7 miles north of Florence, Ital…

El Coloso de los Apeninos - Buscar con Google

Sculpture of "Appennino" from Giambologna. Located in Villa di Pratolino Florence, Italy

Colossal 16th-Century Sculpture In Florence, Italy Contains Secret Rooms Inside

Giant Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside

The Appenine Colossus, Florence, Italy.  Once it had fountains and moving sculptures with water inside it.  I wish I could see the inside, but it seems to have been closed off during the Cold War.

The Villa di Pratolino was a Renaissance patrician villa in Vaglia, Tuscany, Italy. It was mostly demolished in its remains are now part of Villa Demidoff, 12 km north of Florence, reached from the main road to Bologna.

Colosso dell'Appennino, Florence, Italy

Il Colosso dell'Appennino, A gigante Italia - The Hidden Charm of Life

Giovanni Bologna, Appennino, 1579

Giant Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence 07

"Appennino", by Giambologna (1580), in the gardens of the Villa di Pratolino, built by Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

"Appennino", by Giambologna in the gardens of the Villa di Pratolino, built by Francesco I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

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