Bolzano, South Tyrol, Italy
Fontana del Nettuno
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. Touch 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 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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