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Low angle view of Neptune Fountain, 1563-65, by Ammannati Florence, Tuscany, Italy, pictured on June 10, 2007, in the afternoon with the Palazzo Vecchio in the background. The Fountain of Neptune by Bartolomeo Ammannati (1511-92) was commissioned for the wedding of Francesco I de' Medici in 1565. The nymphs and satyrs were carved by Giambologna (1529-1608). The statue of Neptune is a 19th century copy whose original is in the National Museum. Florence, capital of Tuscany, is world famous for...
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