FALDA, Giovanni Battista
(b. 1643, Valduggia, d. 1678, Roma)

Dedication page

Private collection

The picture shows the dedication page of Giovanni Battista Falda: "Li giardini di Roma" published by Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi in Rome in 1680. It depicts Hercules in the foreground, with Atlas (as fountain statuary) and his nymph daughters (the Hesperides) festooning the Roman wolf with garlands.