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Queluz
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Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco  
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Fonte de Netuno (Jardim Pênsil)

Neptune's Fountain (Hanging Garden)

Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) in Greek, or Neptunus, in Roman mythology
god of water and the sea
(Wikipedia: Poseidon and Neptune)
Attributed to
John Cheere
c. 1755

Queluz /  Fonte de Netuno (Jardim Pênsil)   Queluz /  Fonte de Netuno (Jardim Pênsil)

Description

Neptune with nymphs and marine boys, tritons, dolphins and snakes.

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Sources & Information

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  • Subdivision: Lisboa (distrito)
  • Country: Portugal
  • Boy with dolphin
  • Cheere, John
  • Dolphin
  • Fountain
  • Neptune / Poseidon
  • Nymph
  • Location (N 38°45'0" - W 9°15'32")

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