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fountain in "hunting park" *, Villa Lante, Bagnaia, Italy

A quiet fountain and space in the "hunting park" outside of Villa Lante's walls.  Villa Lante is a large estate where two different Cardinals commisioned homes and an extensive garden during the late 1500s.  Michel de Montaigne visited here during his Italian journey in the 1580s and noted, "it seems not only to equal but to surpass both Pratolino and Tivoli... it has much more art, beauty, and grace... certainly, if I know anything about it, this place easily takes the prize for the use and service of water."

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