Gustav Bauernfeind, Court of the Palazzo Vecchio (Florence)

Florence, Court of the Palazzo Vecchio in. The splendid first courtyard designed 1454 by Michelozzo with Battista del Tadda’s fountain with the Putto with Dolphin fed by water from the Boboli Gardens. On the left below the vaults three of the frescos with scenes from Habsburg estates created 1565 by Vasari for the wedding of Francesco I, eldest son of Cosimo I di Medici, with Joanna of Austria. Figurines. Toned wood engraving by F. Bauer after Gustav Bauernfeind (Sulz on the Neckar 1848 – Jerusalem 1904) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.) Inscribed: within the subject G.B. / A. Closs X. I. F. Bauer, otherwise typographically in German as above. 8⅞ × 7⅜ in (25.1 × 18.8 cm).

Offer no. 10,178 / EUR  64. (c. US$ 77.) + shipping

“ Sir, yes, (the Rubens) is closer to the one in London (recte Dresden), but the one we have is on copper. Thank you for your time. Highest regards, D… A… (and yes America could use a blessing about now) ”

(Mr. D. A., November 4, 2003)