Saturday, January 22, 2011

Fontana dei Libri

Fountain of the Books, Rome
Fontana dei Libri (Fountain of the Books) by Pietro Lombardi
Via degli Staderari, Rione Sant'Eustachio
Rome, September 2010
See also:
Fontana dei Monti (Fountain of the Mountains)
Fontana della Pigna (Fountain of the Pinecone)
Fontana del Timone (Fountain of the Helm)
Fontana delle Anfore (Fountain of the Amphorae)
Fontana delle Palle di Cannone (Fountain of the Cannonballs)
Fontana delle Arti (Fountain of the Arts)
Fontana della Botte (Fountain of the Cask)
Fontana delle Tiare (Fountain of the Tiaras)

3 comments:

Dina said...

How many fountains did he make?? Each one you post is a big surprise.

cieldequimper said...

I REALLY like this one.

tapirgal said...

They're very nice, but it's too bad how poorly they held up compared to the things made 2,000 years ago and more. I don't know why we couldn't produce better.