TRIBOLO, Niccolò
(b. 1500, Firenze, d. 1558, Firenze)

Fountain of Hercules and Antaeus (detail)

after 1536
Bronze and marble
Villa Castello, Rifredi, Florence

The Fountain of Hercules and Antaeus at the lower level for the Medici Villa Castello in Rifredi, near Florence was designed by Tribolo and executed by various sculptors after 1536. The Putto shown on the picture was made by Pierino da Vinci (1520-1554).