Small and Large Onofrio Fountains: Small Onofrio Fountain, with a woman posed next to it

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Built in 1438 by Onofrio di Giordano della Cava (from Naples), the fountains are part of an elaborate water supply system. The 16-sided domed reservoir (the large or great fountain) was built in honor of the new water works, a 12 km (7 mile) aqueduct system from the Dubrovnik River to the city fountains. It stands inside the Pile gate next to St. Savior’s church. The small fountain (which stands at the opposite, eastern end of the Stradun near the tower) has sculpture by Italian sculptor Pietro di Martino.

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Alternate Title
  • Onofrio’s Fountains

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Fountains

  • Architecture

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Renaissance

  • Fifteenth century

Place of Creation
  • Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, Croatia

  • Dubrovnik

  • +42.641667+18.106944

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

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Architectural Lantern Slides of Croatia

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