honorthegods: “ Villa Adriana by Roberto Verolini. The statue of Ares in this photograph is a plaster replica of a Roman copy of a Greek original. The Roman copy is stored in the museum at the Villa Adriana, Tivoli, Rome.
fountain: Villa Lante water gardens at Bagnaia is a Mannerist garden of surprise near Viterbo, central Italy, attributed to Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola. The villa did not become known as this until it was passed to Ippolito Lante Montefeltro della Rovere, D