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Fiesole, Storica Villa Medici del 1478

 
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0577
Creator
Places
Villa Medici (Fiesole [Italy])
Fiesole (Italy)
Italy
Date
c. 1907
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph
Work types
postcard

Description

TRANSCRIPTION

Fiesole - Storica Villa Medici del 1478 [historical Villa Medici from 1478].

Prop. dell'Hôtel Aurore - Fiesole.

POSTAGE

10 centesimi Poste Italiane stamp

Postmarked 28 April 1907

Addressed to Munich, Germany

EXHIBITION

Transplanting the Renaissance: Italian Villa Gardens in America, 1900-1940
May-August 2018

These postcards illustrate the “informing spirit” of Italian Gardens as defined by Edith Wharton and Charles Platt: the garden as an extension of the house (here), as a transition into the surrounding landscape (above), and as an enjoyable space for the garden spectator (here).

Collection

Ephemera Collection
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Archives, 054.SUZ.02.PCbox.094
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC
Accession number AR.EP.PC.0577
Creator
Places
Villa Medici (Fiesole [Italy])
Fiesole (Italy)
Italy
Date
c. 1907
Measurements
3.5 x 5.5 inches
Materials/Techniques
black & white photograph
Work types
postcard

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