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Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy
 

Neptune’s Fountain

Fontana del Nettuno

 

—Neptun-Brummen —

 
Neptune’s Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 20, 2013
1. Neptune’s Fountain Marker
Inscription. The text of this marker is in three languages; Italian (top), German (middle) and English (bottom).

Fusione in bronzo di Joachim Reiss, su modello dello scultore Georg Mayr. Collacata nel 1777 sul luogo dell’antica berlina, veniva popolarmente chiamata “Gabelwirt” (oste del forchettone).

Bronzefigur von Joachim Reiss, gegossen nach einem Modell des Bildhaueers Georg Mayr d.J. Das im Volksmund als „Gabel wirt“ bezeichnete Werk wurde 1777 an der Stelle des ehemaligen Prangers aufgestellt.

Neptune’s Fountain is a bronze casting by Joachim Reiss, based on a model by the sculptor George Mayr. Erected in 1777 in place of the ancient pillory, it is commonly referred to as “Gabelwirt” (Innkeeper with a fork).
 
Erected by Cita di Bolzano/Stadt Bozen.
 
Location. 46° 29.958′ N, 11° 21.149′ E. Marker is in Bolzano, South Tyrol. Marker is at the intersection of Via dei Francescani and Via dei Portici/Laubengasse, on the right when traveling north on Via dei Francescani. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Via dei Francescani, 6, Bolzano, South Tyrol 39100, Italy.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Residence of the Troilo Family
Neptune’s Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 20, 2013
2. Neptune’s Fountain Marker
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Mercantile Palace (about 180 meters away); Dominican Church and Monastery (about 180 meters away); Franciscan Monastery (about 180 meters away); First World War Military Hospital (about 180 meters away); The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (about 210 meters away); Cathedral (Parish Church of Our Lady of the Assumption) (about 210 meters away).
 
More about this marker. Neptune's Fountain is located in Piazza delle Erbe.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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