The Fountain and Column of Trajan in Rome
Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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The Fountain and Column of Trajan in Rome1656
Janus Lutma, the younger, Dutch, (1624–1685)
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- columns (architectural elements) - Use for cylindrical, upright masonry members, usually either giving support or appearing to give support and usually comprised of three sections: a base, capital, and shaft; common also on furniture, especially as decorative elements. Use also for all uprights in steel frame or concrete frame structures. For square or rectangular members, either in masonry construction or classically treated, and for massive uprights in Medieval architecture, use "piers (supporting elements)"; for wooden square uprights, use "posts." [January 1995 related term added. March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'columns'; alternate term changed, was 'column'; descriptor moved. July 1991 scope note changed.]
- fountains - Use for structures with apertures designed to allow water to spout or flow periodically or continuously, as for amenity or public access. [March 1995 scope note added; related term added.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- sculpture - Use for works of art in which images and forms are carried out primarily in three dimensions, especially those that retain the quality of being tangible objects or groups of objects. As works become more diffused in space or time, or less tangi
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