– Uffizi Hall of Heroes –
a series of photos taken in Florence, Italy
of the collection of 28 artists and innovators
sculpted and installed in the Piazzale degli Uffizi Colonnade,
the main area and entrance of the Uffizi Gallery Museum.
For more detailed information on the sculpted figures, view this Florence Museums link.
View our day in Florence when these images were taken: Italy Day 3: Florence (6-18-2007).
The 28 sculptures are listed as follows:
Andrea Di Cione (Orcagna) by Niccolò Bazzanti,
Cosimo the Elder (Pater Patriae) by Luigi Magi, Lorenzo Il Magnifico by Gaetano Grazzini
Nicola Pisano by Pio Fedi, Giotto by Giovanni Dupré,
Donatello by Girolamo Torrini, Leon Battista Alberti by Giovanni Lusini
Benvenuto Cellini by Ulisse Cambi, Guido Aretino by Lorenzo Nencin,
Leonardo Da Vinci by Luigi Pampaloni, Michelangelo Buonarroti by Emilio Santarelli
Accorso by Odoardo Fantacchiotti, Sant Antonino by Giovanni Dupré,
Dante Alighieri by Emilio Demi, Andrea Cesalpino by Pio Fedi
Francesco Petrarca by Andrea Leoni, Giovanni Boccaccio by Odoardo Fantacchiotti,
Paolo Mascagni by Lodovico Caselli, Nicolò Machiavelli by Lorenzo Bartolini
Francesco Redi by Pietro Costa
Galileo Galilei by Aristodemo Costoli, Pier Antonio Micheli by Vincenzo Consani
Francesco Guicciardini by Luigi Cartei, Amerigo Vespucci by Gaetano Grazzini
Pier Capponi by Torello Bacci, Farinata Degli Uberti by Francesco Pozzi,
Giovanni Dalle Bande Nere by Temistocle Guerrazzi, Francesco Ferrucci by Pasquale Romanelli