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Una delle otto Grotte, che sono compartite di longo il giardino basso tutte differenti per l'inventione delle fontane

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Tasniere, G.
Place made: Italy, Piedmont, Torino, Torino
Date made: 1674
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 10 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in
Nomenclature: decorative
Classification: whales

Monochrome engraving showing an embellished gate surrounding an elaborate fountain, with a figure (with the iconography of Poseidon) standing by a leashed dolphin, from whose mouth a stream of water issues. Text in a box below reads, "Una delle otto Grotte, che sono compartite di longo il giardino basso tutte differenti per l'inventione delle fontane". Below, the figure is labeled "fig. XX" and the artist names are given.


AF-DX-1731