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La Fontana dei putti / The Fountain with Angels (Pisa)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 43° 43.350 E 010° 23.778
32T E 612468 N 4841999
Quick Description: This beautiful marble fountain called La Fontana dei putti (The Fountain with Angels) is one of small trasures which can be found at famous Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) in historic center of town Pisa...
Location: Toscana, Italy
Date Posted: 8/9/2009 11:31:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM6Z86
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 35

Long Description:

In the historic heart of town Pisa, at UNESCO Word Heritage Site, famous Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles) you can find except well known monuments (Cathedral, Tower, Baptistery and Cemetery) a lot of small treasures of arts and architecture - the Baroque "La Fontana dei putti" is one of them...

The origin of this beautiful piece of art from 17th century is simple - a source of water for Pisan citizens... In 18th century, during era of Operatio Quarantotti, was simple fountain rebuilt and equipped by marble Baroque sculpture of three angels sculpted by Flaminio Vacca.

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