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The remains of the Visegrád Summer palace indicate that it followed closely upon the Italian development of all'antica villa constructions according to descriptions by Pliny the Younger. On the basis of the close relationship of the Visegrád garden to the Palazzo Venezia in Rome, the role of Giovanni Dalmata, also working for Pope Paul II, is taken into consideration in this study. The transmission to Hungary of a wide-spread type of Quattrocento fountain is also attributed to this artist, whose authorship of the Visegrád Hercules fountain is here proved by stylistic comparisons with his Roman and Dalmatian works.