Loggia Dei Lanzi Florence, Italy

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Giambologna’s Rape of the Sabines is also found in the Loggia. The detail in the musculature of the bodies is profound. Even the hands and feet are perfection.

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Piazza Della Signorina

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The Loggia dei Lanzi, functions as an open-air sculpture gallery. It was designed by Orcagna in 1376. Perseus holding Medusa’s head, by Benvenuto Cellini (1554)

The Gates Of Paradise Are Barred

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Lorenzo Ghiberti’s magnificent bronze doors for the Baptistery of San Giovanni in Florence, Italy.

They were placed on the east entrance. The doors were restored in 1966 and placed in Museo dell’Opera del Duomo. These doors are replicas and the bars are placed to preserve them. They include a self portrait of the sculptor. But, you have to spot it.

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There are so many people photographing these massive doors that it is difficult to get a good shot.

Daily Count Up – More Later

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Today is Day 208 since Hurricane Maria made landfall and Day 221 since Hurricane Irma made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico. StatusPR currently reports that electric generation remains at 95.97% for its subscribers.

Sometimes, A Place To Think

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Today is Day 201 since Hurricane Maria made landfall and Day 214 since Hurricane Irma made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico. StatusPR currently reports that electric generation has risen to 95.20% for its subscribers.

Suffer The Little Children

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Today is Day 192 since Hurricane Maria made landfall and Day 205 since Hurricane Irma made landfall on the island of Puerto Rico. StatusPR continues to report that electric generation remains at 90.10% for its subscribers.