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Cesilocked

  • Donatella L. Sparti

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Italian family of collectors. The family, whose origins were in the Umbrian town of Cesi, settled in Rome in the 15th century. In the 16th century they were celebrated for the splendour of the Giardino dei Cesi, a sculpture garden at their palace at the foot of the Gianicolo. This was established by Cardinal ...

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Dizionario biografico degli italiani (Rome, 1960–)