List of illustrations

  • Trevi Fountain, general view with piazza
  • Plan of the Campus Martius
  • Gemstone of Agrippa with nymphaeum on reverse
  • Map showing the course of the Aqua Virgo
  • Conduit of the Aqua Virgo at Tor Sapienza
  • Conduit of the Acqua Vergine behind the Trevi
  • Plan of urban aqueducts
  • Model of Rome in the reign of Constantine, showing the arcade of the Aqua Virgo
  • Arco del Nazareno, reconstuction
  • Arco del Nazareno
  • The Trevi superimposed on the remains of Ancient Rome, after Lanciani, "Forma Urbis"
  • The Castellum Aquae Juliae, coin of Alexander Severus
  • The Castellum Aquae Juliae
  • The Castellum Aquae Juliae, Gatteschi reconstruction
  • Plan of the Campo Marzio
  • Medieval portico on Piazza di Trevi
  • Site plan of the Piazza di Trevi
  • Depiction of Rome with representation of the Trevi
  • Map of Rome, detail of the Trevi
  • The Trevi of Nicholas V
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi drafted under Pope Clement VIII
  • Fontana dell'Acqua Felice
  • Fontana dell'Acqua Paola
  • Leonardo Bufalini's plan of Rome showing the Trevi, detail
  • Depérac-Lafréry plan of Rome, showing the Trevi, detail
  • Plan illustrating the urban context of the Trevi with property divisions, adapted from Nolli
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi
  • Maggi-Maupin-Losi plan of Rome showing the Trevi, detail
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi drafted under Pope Urban VIII
  • Piazza di Trevi
  • Plan of Rome, detail
  • The Trevi viewed from the altana of the Quirinal Palace
  • Site plan of the Piazza di Trevi
  • Trevi (incorporating aspects of Bernini's design)
  • Piazza di Trevi with SS. Vincenzo e Anastasio
  • Site plan of SS. Vincenzo e Anastasio
  • The Trevi and SS. Vincenzo e Anastasio
  • Fountain of the Four Rivers
  • The Trevi at Piazza Colonna
  • The Trevi at Piazza Colonna
  • View of the Piazza di Trevi
  • Site plan of the area behind the Trevi
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi showing the façade of the Palazzo Poli
  • Triglyph on the facade of the Palazzo Poli
  • Design for the Fontana di Trevi
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Concorso Clementino project for a wall fountain
  • Concorso Clementino project for a wall fountain
  • Concorso Clementino project for a wall fountain
  • Concorso Clementino project for a wall fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain with a ruined aqueduct
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain with the Vestal Tuccia
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain with Roma
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain with Atlas
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain with Roma
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Fontaine de la Rue Grenelle
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Unexecuted project for the Trevi Fountain
  • Fireworks macchina
  • Unexecuted project for the facade of S. Giovanni in Laterano
  • Caricature of Nicola Salvi
  • Aerial view of the Trevi Fountain
  • General view of the Trevi Fountain
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the southwest corner
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the oak tree
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the crumbling pilaster
  • Fontana di Trevi, central pavilion
  • Fontana di Trevi, sculpture and basin viewed from first-floor window to the east
  • Fontana di Trevi, sculpture and basin viewed from first-floor window to the east
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of entablature and attic
  • Fontana di Trevi, view from the west
  • Fontana di Trevi, Oceanus
  • Fontana di Trevi, Oceanus
  • Fontana di Trevi, Oceanus with triton group from above
  • Fontana di Trevi, right-hand triton from above
  • Fontana di Trevi, left hand triton from above
  • Fontana di Trevi, right-hand triton
  • Fontana di Trevi, left-hand triton
  • Fontana di Trevi, statue of Fertility
  • Fontana di Trevi, statue of Health
  • Fontana di Trevi, Agrippa supervising the construction of the Aqua Virgo
  • Fontana di Trevi, Trivia pointing out the source of the Aqua Virgo
  • Fontana di Trevi, attic sculpture and inscription
  • Fontana di Trevi, view down on the scogli
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the scogli
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the scogli
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the water plants to the left of cascade
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the scogli with grapevine
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the drinking fountain
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of escutcheon
  • Fontana di Trevi, basins
  • Fontana di Trevi, basins
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the three central basins from above
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the water in the central basin
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of secondary cascade
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of basin
  • Fontana di Trevi, frontal veduta
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the scogli
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of the urn and parapet
  • The Quirinal Palace and SS. Vincenzo e Anasatasio seen from the attic of the Trevi
  • The Trevi Fountain framed by the Via di S. Vincenzo
  • The Trevi seen from Piazza dei Crociferi
  • Site plan of the Piazza di Trevi
  • Unexecuted project for enlarging the Piazza di Trevi
  • The Lottery in Piazza di Montecitorio
  • Model of the Trevi Fountain
  • The Trevi under construction
  • Annual medal of 1736, reverse
  • The Trevi under construction
  • Caricature of Giovanni Battista Maini
  • View of the springs of the Acqua Vergine at Salone
  • Pope Benedict XIV Visiting the Trevi Fountain
  • The South Facade of the Palazzo Poli with the Trevi Fountain Under Construction
  • Model of the Trevi, detail
  • Second story windows of the Trevi
  • Second story windows of the Trevi
  • Plan of the Trevi
  • Elevation of the Trevi
  • Second story window of the Trevi
  • First story window of the Trevi
  • Escutcheon of Clement XII crowning the Trevi
  • Escutcheon of Clement XII crowning the Trevi, Fontana di Trevi
  • Escutcheon of Clement XII crowning the Trevi, seen from behind
  • Escutcheon of Clement XII crowning the Trevi, detail, seen from behind
  • Plan and elevation of the Trevi under construction
  • Elevation of the Trevi
  • Study for the Oceanus group
  • Study for the Oceanus group
  • View of the Trevi
  • View of the Trevi
  • Central niche of the Trevi, section view
  • Elevation of the Trevi
  • Oblique veduta of the Trevi
  • Fountain of Trevi, Rome
  • Scogli and basin of the Trevi
  • Scogli and basin of the Trevi
  • Scogli and basin of the Trevi
  • Fontana di Trevi, detail of Oceanus
  • Fontana di Trevi, plan of the central niche
  • Tomb of Nero
  • Oceanus fountain at Villa Albani
  • Head of Oceanus
  • Study of a triton sarcophagus in the Corsini collection
  • Neptune sarcophagus
  • Oceanus mosaic
  • Neptune Fountain
  • Oceanus Fountain
  • Fountain of Neptune, detail
  • Fountain of the Four Rivers, detail of snake
  • The Arch of Titus
  • The Arch of Constantine
  • Fontana di Trevi, showing swirling pater of vault coffering
  • Temple of Venus and Rome
  • Piazza del Campidoglio
  • Loggia del Capitaniato
  • Villa Pignetto Sacchetti
  • S. Giovanni in Laterano, façade
  • Donnerbrunnen
  • Elevation of the Trevi
  • Elevation of the Trevi
  • Elevation of the Trevi
  • Sketch of the colossal vase on the Trevi
  • Chestnut Hill Pumping Station, Boston
  • Piazza d'Italia
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~The Trevi Fountain is unquestionably the best known and most spectacular monument of eighteenth-century Rome. Since its completion in 1762, it has impressed successive generations of tourists and has inspired novelists, composers, and filmmakers. A survey of artists stimulated by the Trevi, from Piranesi and Chambers to Fellini and Charles Moore, attests to the...
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~The millennial history of the Trevi Fountain, like that of the Christian era which it parallels, began during...
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~The first of the Renaissance pontiffs to build on a large scale, Nicholas V (1447–55) initiated an ambitious program aimed at returning Rome to her former glory. For the building program of Nicholas V, see Magnuson, Studies, 55–221, and C. W. Westfall, In This Most...
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~Urban VIII’s decision to abandon Bernini’s project for the Trevi Fountain, coupled with his papal successors’ disinterest in completing it, meant that for more than half a century the principal display of the Acqua Vergine languished, presenting a singularly undistinguished appearance to Romans and foreign visitors alike. Throughout this period,...
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~To understand the unexecuted projects for the Trevi made between 1730 and 1732, we must consider two important developments. With the first of these, the newly constructed facade of the Palazzo Poli, we are already acquainted. On July 9, 1728, only two days after Valesio’s entry describing...
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~The architectural backdrop of the Fontana di Trevi occupies the full extent of the southern face of the Palazzo Poli, its monumental presence dominating the relatively small piazza onto which it looks (fig. 1). The fountain proper projects far into the square, which is largely taken up by its...
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~The preceding description of the Fontana di Trevi has served to point out the component elements of the fountain as well as to identify the artists responsible for them and to indicate the dates of their execution. Since work on the Trevi continued sporadically for over three decades, however, it is necessary to account for its long and complex building history....
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~The long and complex building history of the Fontana di Trevi underscores the value of documentary evidence in resolving questions of attribution and dating. For all of their presumed accuracy and usefulness, however, such written accounts cannot provide a complete picture of how the design of the Trevi evolved. In order to bring such a picture into sharper focus...
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~In the course of describing the Fontana di Trevi, tracing its long construction history, and illustrating the evolution of Salvi’s design, it has become obvious that the fountain’s complex interplay of forms must have been largely determined by the architect’s desire to convey an equally sophisticated expressive content. Salvi’s literary...
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~A survey of the fortuna critica of the Trevi Fountain reveals a remarkable range of opinion regarding its style and artistic quality. Giovanni Bottari, writing while the Trevi was still under...
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