Among the most recognizable and best-loved features of Rome are its fountains. The many varied examples that grace the urban fabric of the "Eternal City" were designed by some of Europe's greatest artists and architects, including Domenico Fontana, Giacomo della Porta, Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Nicola Salvi. Built at enormous expense, and often requiring new water-feeds to be constructed from miles outside Rome, the fountains were important elements of the urban renewal undertaken by the papal rulers, who were concerned with ...

Fountains of Rome 1996, Vendome Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780865659827

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Fountains of Rome 1996, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781860641466

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