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Ferdinando I de' Medici

Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany

Firenze 1549 - Firenze 1609
Grand Duke of Tuscany from 1587 to 1609
Giambologna & Pietro Francavilla

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Marble statue of Ferdinando I de' Medici with at his feet a kneeling woman with two children. The statue is sculpte by Pietro Francavilla after designs of Giambologna.


ferdinando med. magn.
dvci etrvriæ iii
pisana civitas amplissimis
avcta commodis prin.
benemerenti posvit
a.d. mdvc

franciscvs gaetanvs
celsvs avgvstinvs
ascanivs cinvs
s.c.æreq. a civibvs
libentissime oblato
stat. hanc erig. cvr.
a.d. mdvc


According to Pisa illustrata (Livorno 1812) the statue was signed: "Ex archetypo Joan. Bonon. Belg. Petrus a Francavila Cameracensis fecit Pisis a.d. MDXCIV."


Pisa - Ferdinando I de' Medici

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Location (N 43°43'0" - E 10°23'50")

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Item Code: itto005; Photograph: 7 May 2017
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