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2016 Apr 19

Bruce Edelstein, "Circa 1550: New Approaches to the Study of the Boboli Gardens"

6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Gould Hall

In February 1550, Eleonora di Toledo signed the contract and purchased the Pitti Palace from the Pitti heirs, leading to the development of the Boboli Gardens. Although this has long been known, until recently, most scholars simply ignored it and other fundamental archival evidence, treating the garden as a work of patronage by her husband, Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici. My current project traces the earliest history of the Boboli, seeking to Read more about Bruce Edelstein, "Circa 1550: New Approaches to the Study of the Boboli Gardens"

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