Friday, February 24, 2012

Fountains of Rome Series

Moor fountain, Piazza Navona
oil on wood
4" x 6 cm
painted on location - Sat 20 March 2010

This fountain is located on the southern end of Piazza Navona, a lively place, a place where both locals and tourists like to hang out. Artists gather in the sqaure to paint and there are many entertainers and vendors selling souvenirs. The central figure depicted, is a muscular Triton, riding a dolphin, it was sculpted by Bernini in 1654.

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