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La Nymphe, La Naïade ou la Source

The Nymph, the Naiad or the Source

La Fontaine Johnston
Charles Pêtre
1869

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Description

Statue of a nude women holding a jar upside-down high in her arms.

Adam Johnston (1784-1860), an Englishman who lived on the rue Serpenoise, gave on 8 December 1860, three days before his death, 10,000 francs to the city so that on the Esplanade a fountain could be erected in his name. It was inaugurated 14 August 1869.

Inscription(s)

DON DE
A JOHNSTON

Signature

ch. pètre 1869

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°6'58" - E 6°10'17")

Item Code: frlo186; Photograph: 27 May 2019
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