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Morolli, Gabriele (and others)

Il gigante degli Orti Oricellari.

Il gigante degli Orti Oricellari.

Roma, Editalia 1993.

Reference: 15250
Price: £45 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 207 + (1)pp, many photo text ills and diagrams. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. A good copy.

A well-illustrated study, focused on the giant statue of Polyphemus by the sculptor Antonio Novelli, erected in 1650 in the historic Orti Oricellari gardens in the centre of Florence, but also discussing the wider history of the gardens and of the associated Palazzo, long owned by the Stiozzi-Ridolfi family.