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Fountain of the Four Beasts: Overall view

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posted on 2017-07-03, 00:00 authored by G. Massiot & cie
A public water fountain that sits opposite the Duomo in the square. It has an octagonal base with three concentric steps and a central column with two tiered basins. At the four corners are columns with additional water spouts. It is decorated with putti, tritons, and fantastic animals including a sea horse, and a female centaur.

History

Date Created

1910-01-01

Date Modified

2017-07-03

Spatial Coverage

Taormina|+37.850995+15.282588|Taormina, Sicily, Italy

Temporal Coverage

before or circa 1910

Cultural Context

Baroque

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To view the physical lantern slide, please contact the Architecture Library.

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