Friday, July 15, 2011

La Fontaine des Quatre Saisons

The "Fontaine des Quatres Saisons" (Fountain of the Four Seasons) is a monumental 18th-century public fountain in Rue de Grenelle. It was executed by Edmé Bouchardon, royal sculptor of King Louis XV, and opened in 1745. The Fountain was the largest and most ornate of the thirty fountains built in Paris in the 18th century to provide drinking water to the city´s residents.

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