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Giardino Di Boboli [lantern slide]

view Giardino Di Boboli [lantern slide] digital asset number 1
Creator:
Cosimo I Archduke
Pitti, Luca
Architect:
Buontalenti, Bernardo T
Tribolo,
Pericoli, Nicolo
Provenance:
James River Garden Club
Physical description:
1 photograph lantern slide, hand-colored
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
Italy, Tuscany Region, Florence
Italy
Florence
Date:
1914
1949
[between 1914 and 1949?]
Notes:
Tribolo is the pseudonym for Nicolo Pericoli. These gardens model for Renaissance gardens of 16th century and French gardens of 18th century. Parigi designed Isoletta. Parigi and Bologna designed 4 groups of marble sculptures on rim of the lake. Sculptures on pillars Capricorn, Cosimo I's Zodiak sign. Fountain on island Bologna's Ocean Fountain - symbolizes 3 rivers - Nile, Ganges and Euphrates and represents youth, maturity and old age.
Mount reads: "Fratelli Alinari (I. D. E. A.); Italia - 8 Via Nazionale 8 - Firenze. (7); Serie Artistica."
Historic plate number: "2966."
Historic plate caption: "[manuscript text on label:] Firenze; R. Giardino di Boboli. [printed text in image:] (Ed.?? Alinari) P.? I.? N.? 2966. Firenze - R. Giardino di Boboli. La gran vasca detta dell Isolotto. (Alfredo Parigi.)."
Topic:
Water gardens
Giardini segreti
Ponds
Artificial islands
Fountains
Balustrades
Fences--wrought iron
Columns
Gates--iron
Bridges--stone
Terra-cotta
Hedges
Box
Sculpture
Local number:
IT025004
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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