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Bologna. Fontana del Nettuno di Gian Bologna. (Bologna. The Fountain of Neptune by Giambologna.)
  • Europe
  • Bologna. Fontana del Nettuno di Gian Bologna. (Bologna. The Fountain of Neptune by Giambologna.), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Bologna, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.268
Description

A front view of Giambologna's Fountain of Neptune located in Piazza del Nettuno near the Piazza Maggiore. A bronze statue of Neptune stands in contrapposto with his trident in his proper right hand, while extending his proper left hand over the waters of the fountain. The fountain is comprised of stone and bronze.