Fontana Bocca di Leone (Fontana Torlonia), Via Bocca di Leone, Campo Marzio, Rome

RIBApix ref no RIBA25597
Architect/DesignerSarti, Antonio (1797-1880)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1842
Image Date1970
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ROM/95 (ES4039.8)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This marble sarcophagus fountain lies between Via Condotti and Via Frattina. It was commissioned by Prince Don Marino Torlonia and was added to the front of Palazzo Torlonia on Via Bocca di Leone during its rennovation. Fontana Bocca di Leone (1842) built by Antonio Sarti. Located on via Bocca di Leone, which is a small street connecting the via dei Condotti and via Frattina in the shopping district.

Subject tags

sculpture, marble, stone, fountains, aqueducts