BANDINELLI, Baccio
(b. 1493, Firenze, d. 1560, Firenze)

Adam and Eve

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Marble
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence

These statues were originally intended as ornament for the presbytery enclosure of the Cathedral in Florence, to be placed in the area at the head of the cross. They were later removed because of their excessive sensuality, echoing the manner of Cellini.