In the centre of Piazza Mincio, in the Quartiere Coppede, stands the delightful Fontana delle Rane (Fountain of the Frogs).
The fountain (1924) was designed by the Florentine architect Gino Coppedè (1866-1927) as part of a small, and distinctly quirky, residential quarter that he built between 1915 and 1927.
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private walking tours of Rome.
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