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Fonte Gaia, Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes
N 41° 54.864 E 012° 29.046
33T E 291352 N 4643333
Quick Description: Bronze sculpture of 1929 showing two adults holding a child
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 12/18/2008 4:29:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM5CMY
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member huggy_d1
Views: 22

Long Description:
Also known as Fontana dei Satiri, was created in 1929 by Giovanni Nicolini.

As reported in the newspaper Corriere della Sera in an article that appeared on 3 November 2011, one of the human figures in the fountain has been vandalized (http://roma.corriere.it/gallery/roma/11-2010/villa/1/viaggio-degrado-villa-borghese_741c9cfa-e6b5-11df-a903-00144f02aabc.shtml#12)
Web Link: Not listed

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