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Fountain of Neptune in the Prado, Madrid
[Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol. I]
31.0 x 42.5 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of the monumental fountain Fuente de Neptuno in Madrid. The fountain comprises a central sculpture of Neptune standing on a clam shell with a trident and a serpent wrapped around his right arm. The clam shell is propelled by two horses with fishes tails. The Museo del Prado can be seen through trees in the background.
Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert