Item #M8688 Pianta Della Citta Di Firenze. Ferdinando Ruggieri.

Pianta Della Citta Di Firenze

Italy: Giuseppi Molini, 1847. Notes: This is a scarce and beautifully detailed 1847 map of Florence, Italy by Giuseppe Molini. Originally drawn in 1731 by the Florentine architect Ferdinando Ruggieri, the map covers the old walled center of Florence as it extends on both sides of the Arno River. Map includes details of towers, gardens, piazzas, palaces and in many cases individual trees. The upper right quadrant depicts the lily symbol of Florence. The decorative cartouche lower left depicts a man representing the River Arno and the lion of Florence, Marzocco.

Ferdinando Ruggieri (1691 - 1741) was a notable Italian architect and artist active in Florence in the first half of the 18th century. Ruggieri was a key actor in developing and defining the Italian Baroque movement, and he is best known for his contribution to the stunning c. 1715 left façade of the Complesso di San Firenze, in Florence. His cartographic endeavors include only one map, which is the map featured here, his important 1731 Pianta Della Citta di Firenze. This map would become the standard map of Florence until the mid nineteenth century.

Giuseppe Molini (1772-1856) was a Florentine knight, bookseller, printer, publisher, bibliographer and librarian, active in the late 18th and early 19th century. His prosperous shop focused not only on the active tourist trade but also sold books to dignitaries and royal courts all over Europe. , Size : 500x672 (mm), 19.69x26.46 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Category: Maps Europe Italy; Maps Folding Maps;. Very Good. Item #M8688

Notes: This is a scarce and beautifully detailed 1847 map of Florence, Italy by Giuseppe Molini. Originally drawn in 1731 by the Florentine architect Ferdinando Ruggieri, the map covers the old walled center of Florence as it extends on both sides of the Arno River. Map includes details of towers, gardens, piazzas, palaces and in many cases individual trees. The upper right quadrant depicts the lily symbol of Florence. The decorative cartouche lower left depicts a man representing the River Arno and the lion of Florence, Marzocco.

Ferdinando Ruggieri (1691 - 1741) was a notable Italian architect and artist active in Florence in the first half of the 18th century. Ruggieri was a key actor in developing and defining the Italian Baroque movement, and he is best known for his contribution to the stunning c. 1715 left façade of the Complesso di San Firenze, in Florence. His cartographic endeavors include only one map, which is the map featured here, his important 1731 Pianta Della Citta di Firenze. This map would become the standard map of Florence until the mid nineteenth century.

Giuseppe Molini (1772-1856) was a Florentine knight, bookseller, printer, publisher, bibliographer and librarian, active in the late 18th and early 19th century. His prosperous shop focused not only on the active tourist trade but also sold books to dignitaries and royal courts all over Europe. , Size : 500x672 (mm), 19.69x26.46 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Category: Maps Europe Italy; Maps Folding Maps;.

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