Piazza della Repubblica, Rome: the fountain of the Naiads
|Architect/Designer||Rutelli, Mario (1859-1941)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Squares ; Fountains ; Statues|
NOTES: The fountain was commissioned for this site by Pope Pius IX in 1870. Completed in 1888, it originally showed four lions designed by Alessandro Guerrieri. These were then replaced in 1901 with sculptures of Naiads by Mario Rutelli from Palermo.
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