BENEDETTO DA ROVEZZANO
(b. 1474, Canapale, d. 1554, Vallombrosa)

Medici Arms

c. 1519
Marble
Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence

Benedetto da Rovezzano executed the pedestal of the statue of Orpheus by Baccio Bandinelli in the courtyard of the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence. He carved the shield with the Medici arms and the yoked-oxen device of Leo X.




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