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Naïades

Naiads

Type of water nymph (female spirit) who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water
(Wikipedia)
Giambologna
1978 (copy)

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Description

Outside the WIPO building, just below the conference room, water cascades into a pool from a 65 meter wide fountain which is graced with two nymphs originally sculptured by the 16th century Florentine sculptor Gimabologna.

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naïade
par giambologna (1529-1608)

copie de la sculpture se trouvant
a la fontaine de neptune
piazza della signoria,
florence

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Locatie (N 46°13'18" - E 6°8'14")

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Item Code: chge059; Photograph: 6 June 2013
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