Tuesday, June 16, 2015

1600 Florence Villa Gardens - Villa Medicea di Lappeggi

Villa Medicea di Lappeggi by Giusto Utens (Flemish artist, 1558-1609) entre 1599-1602 Who painted a series of 14 glasses of villas & amp; Their gardens near Florence

Was this villa owned by the Medici family from 1569 to 1738. It is now called Expired Villa Dupre. The villa is Surrounded by orchards, and a practical walled garden adjoins the villa. Typical of the area & amp; of the period, this painting shows a group of gentlemen hunting in the lower right.