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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Rome, Lazio, Italyen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1732-1762 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorSalvi, Nicolaen_US
dc.date1732-1762en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-10T15:07:33Z
dc.date.available2013-05-10T15:07:33Z
dc.date.issued1732-1762en_US
dc.identifier215448en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 232en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/122720
dc.descriptionView from the southwest; Its construction was extremely protracted, but as early as 1735 the architectural framework was complete, and by Salvi's death the ornamental rock formations and full-scale models of most of the sculpture were in place. The fountain is the most monumental water display in Rome and represents the culmination of a tradition of combining water and sculpture within an elaborate architectural setting. Salvi treated an existing façade of the Palazzo Poli as a nine-bay unit with the central three bays articulated with attached Corinthian columns suggesting an antique triumphal arch. The central bay is treated as a giant niche, which frames Maini's free-standing figure of Oceanus, from which the sculptural scheme and the waters of the fountain seem to flow into a large rock basin. An attic storey above the central niche is surmounted by a coat of arms of Clement XII and incorporates statues representing the Four Seasons, part of a complex iconographic scheme emphasizing the important role of water in nature. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/10/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstoneen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectallegoricalen_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectmythology (Classical)en_US
dc.subjectArchitecture, Baroqueen_US
dc.subjectFountainsen_US
dc.subjectOceanus (Greek deity)en_US
dc.subjectBaroqueen_US
dc.titleTrevi Fountainen_US
dc.title.alternativeFontana di Trevien_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-SN-TF-A3en_US
vra.culturalContextItalianen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling) carving (processes)en_US
vra.worktypefountainen_US
vra.worktypemonumenten_US
dc.contributor.displayNicola Salvi (Italian architect, 1697-1751)en_US


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