Marble statue of the Grand Duke Ferdinando I. The statue was ereced by the people of Arezzo in tribute to the Duke - still alive - as a sign of gratitude for the reclamation of the Valdichiana which brought considerable improvements to the territory of Arezzo.
On the base are three coats of arms:
D. O. M. A.
Fer. Med. M. D. E.
Volens libensq. dicavit
an. domini mdxcv
MDXCIIII Joannes Bononia i[nvenit] Petrus Francavilla belga f[ecit] (no photo)
- Pietro Francavilla, or Pierre de Francqueville (Cambrai ca. 1548 - Paris 1616),
- Giambologna, or Jean Boulogne, incorrectly known as Giovanni da Bologna and Giovanni Bologna (Douai 1529 - Florence 1608), sculptor, known for his marble and bronze statuary in a late Renaissance or Mannerist style
Sources & Information
Location N 43°28'1" E 11°52'57"
Item Code: itto099; Photograph: 9 May 2017
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