Documentary Reduction of the Monument to Ferdinando I de’ Medici in Livorno

Ferdinando Tacca

(1619 - Florence - 1686)
Bronze, red jasper panels, gilt bronze, gilt metal, pearwood base 29 cm (11.4 in.) Florence, Italy

A Highly Important Documentary Reduction of the Monument to Ferdinando I de’ Medici in Livorno by Giovanni Bandini (Florence 1540 – 1599) and Pietro Tacca (Carrara 1577 – Florence 1640)

Provenance
London, Mr Greenwood, 1766 (his sale, Prestage, Hanover Square, London, 1st February, lot 44); Scone Palace, David Murray, 2nd Earl of Mansfield (1727-1796); Thence by descent; London, Christie’s King Street, 2007 (Scone Palace and Blairquhan: The Selected Contents of Two Great Scottish Houses, 24th May, lot 225); New York, with Tomasso Brothers, 2008 (their catalogue, Scultura, no. 18, cat. entry by Dr. Anthea Brook); New York, with Trinity Fine Art Ltd., 2010; Private collection, Rome
Literature
Anthea Brook, Pietro Tacca a Livorno. Il monumento a Ferdinando I de' Medici, Leghorn, 2008, 42-4
Anthea Brook, The Slave in European Art, From Borgo Pinti to Doccia, the afterlife of Pietro Tacca's moors for Livorno, London, 2012, 174-5

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