Orion Fountain, Messina, Italy

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Description

Orion’s Fountain in the Piazza del Duomo, Messina, Italy is the work of one of Michelangelo’s students, Giovanni Angelo Montorsoli. The Fountain was created to celebrate the completion of the first aqueduct in Messina, in 1547.

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Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Orion’s Fountain

  • Fountain of Orion

  • Fontana di Orione

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Fountains

  • Sculpture

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • 16th century

  • fountains

Place of Creation
  • Messina, Sicily, Italy

  • +38.19394+15.55256\

  • Messina

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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