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Fontana del Sig. Prencipe di Pallestrina (...). From 'La Fontane di Roma nelle Piazze e Luoghi Publici (...)'.

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Falda (Italian, Valduggia 1643–1678 Rome)
Publisher:
Published by Giovanni Giacomo De Rossi (Italian, Rome 1627–1691 Rome)
Date:
1691 or after
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Plate: 8 3/8 x 11 3/8 in. (21.3 x 28.9 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of D. W. Langton, transferred from the Library (1991.1073.145)
Accession Number:
1991.1073.145(16)
Not on view
View of the Triton fountain on the Piazza Barberini in Rome designed by Bernini and erected in 1642/3. The fountain contain is made up out of dolphins, the Barberini coat of arms and Triton blowing water through a horn, shaped like a shell.
Inscription: 'FONTANA DEL SIG. PRENCIPE DI PALLESTRINA / su la Piazza Barberina, alle radici del Quirinale in Via felice, nel Rione di Trevi, Architet.a del Cav. Gio. Lorenzo Bernini'; 'G.B. Falda del. et inc.'; 'G. Iac. Rossi le stampa in Roma alla Pace co. Priv. del. S.P.'; '16'
TIB 47 pt.2 Comm. pp. 4-29, .005-.055; pp. 41-42, .077-080.
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