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Italy
Firenze
Firenze (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza del Duomo 14

Arnolfo di Cambio e Filippo Brunelleschi

Arnolfo di Cambio and Filippo Brunelleschi

Architects of the Cathedral of Florence
Luigi Pampaloni
1830

Firenze /  Arnolfo di Cambio e Filippo Brunelleschi

Description

Two marble statues of the architects of the Cathedral in a specially created loggia. The architects sit in chairs and watch up to their masterpiece.

Firenze - Arnolfo di Cambio e Filippo Brunelleschi

ille hic est arnvlphvs
qvi formam facere ivssvs
aedis metropolitanae
tanta ex decreto commvnis florentinorvm
magnificentia exstrvendae
qvantam nvlla hominvm
svperare posset indvstria
ingenti civivm avso
ob aciem animi ingentem
parem se praebvit

Arnolfo di Cambio
(c. 1240 - 1300/1310)
Italian architect and sculptor. In 1294-95 he worked in Florence, in charge of construction of the cathedral of the city
(Wikipedia).

Firenze - Arnolfo di Cambio e Filippo Brunelleschi

philippvm brvnelleschi filivm
vides hospes
hic ingenio aeqvalibvs praestitit
bonis mvltvm profvit artibvs
antiqvae architectvrae honorem restitvit
eamqve in mira principis templi
excitanda testvdine svpergressvs
profligavit invidiam
et gloriam sibi et vrbi
pepertt magnam aeternamqve

Filippo Brunelleschi
(Firenze c. 1377 - 1446)
Italian designer and a key figure in architecture. Designer of the dome of the cathedral.
(Wikipedia).

Signature

(both): l. pampaloni f. 1830

Sculptor

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Location (N 43°46'21" - E 11°15'23")

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