Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Carrara
Massa-Carrara

Toscana

Via Roma / Via Verdi

Pietro Tacca

Carrara 1577 - Firenze/Florence 1640
Italian sculptor
(Wikipedia)
Carlo Fontana
1900

Carrara /  Pietro Tacca   Carrara /  Pietro Tacca

Description

Marble statue of Tacca, representing the artist with the typical cap and sculptor apron sitting on a stool with his hands tied behind his back to represent the position of the four moors cast in the bronze by Pietro Tacca for the monument ofFerdinando I de' Medici (located in front of the Medici Port of Livorno).

Inscription(s)

A
PIETRO TACCA
i concittadini
1900

Signature

C. Fontana

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°4'41" E 10°5'58"

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