Saturday, December 14, 2013

Fontana del Carciofo

Fontana del Carciofo, Fountain of the Artichoke by Francesco Susini, Palazzo Pitti, Florence
Fontana del Carciofo (Fountain of the Artichoke) by Francesco Susini, 1639
Palazzo Pitti
Florence, October 2013

“Once inside the main entrance of Pitti Palace, one passes through the wide Ammannati courtyard, closed off on three sides by the inner façades of the building and on the fourth by a single storey topped by the Artichoke Fountain (Fontana del Carciofo, 1639-41), the work of Francesco Susini.”
(Pitti Palace - The Official Guide, Marco Chiarini)

1 comment:

Dina said...

Interesting names.