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Villa Aldobrandini [lantern slide]

view Villa Aldobrandini [lantern slide] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Aldobrandini, Pietro Cardinal
Aldobrandini Prince
James River Garden Club
Architect:
Porta, Giacomo Della
Sculptor:
Buti, Jacque
Sarazin, Jacque
Physical description:
1 photograph lantern slide, hand-colored
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy, Lazio Region, Frascati
Italy
Frascati
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Called a Water Theater. Sculptures depict Polyphemus with reed pipes, a centaur. Atlas sculpted by Jacque Sarazin.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "6843."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Villa Aldobrandini. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 6843. Frascati - Villa Aldobrandini. La cascata principale. (G. Della Porta.)."
Topic:
Water stairs
Columns
Urns
Walls (building)
Sculpture
Fountains
Niches (Architecture)
Open-air theaters
Relief (Sculpture)
Balustrades
Parterres
Hollies
Local number:
IT021001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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