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Gustav Bauernfeind, Neptune Fountain on Piazza della Signoria (Florence)

Florence. Neptune Fountain on Piazza della Signoria. Bartolomeo Ammanati’s famous chief work (1571/75) with the marble giant statue of Neptune in the center and the accessory figures – Tritons, hippocamps etc. – of bronze. On the left the bronze equestrian statue of Medici Cosimo I by Giovanni Bologna (1594). Trade + carriage accessories. Wood engraving after Gustav Bauernfeind (Sulz on the Neckar 1848 – Jerusalem 1904) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: within the subject GBauernfeind, otherwise typographically in German as above. 5½ × 7⅜ in (14 × 18.8 cm). – Continuous local text on both sides.

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