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Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Avenida do Infante
(Parque da Quinta Vigia)

Fontes com putti e anjos

Fountains with putti and angels


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Funchal /  Fontes com putti e anjos

Description

At the end of the park of Quinta Vigia are three basins with four sculpted fountains, resp.
  1. northeast: standing putto with a large fish
  2. northwest: 2 fountains,
  3. south: putto sitting on a sea horse, in a basin carried by three mermaids, standing in a second basin carried by four putti.
The putto on the sea horse is probably made of marble, the others of metal (bronze? zinc?)

Funchal - Fontes com putti e anjos
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Funchal - Fontes com putti e anjos
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Funchal - Fontes com putti e anjos
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Funchal - Fontes com putti e anjos
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Funchal - Fontes com putti e anjos
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Funchal - Fontes com putti e anjos
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Location (N 32°38'39" - W 16°54'54")

Item Code: ptma053; Photograph: 7 January 2014
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