Thursday January 2, 2003

Arrived last night in the dark at the American Academy in Rome - Perfect round fountain greeted us. On the way to the Capitoline Museums, I kept wanting to draw each fountain I saw - the Turtle Fountain on the Piazza Mattei and, later, the huge, simple urn-shaped, perfectly level fountain on Via D. Staderari. Finally, Bernini in Piazza Navona - Fontana Dei Fiumi.

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