One of nine reliefs of water nymphs and putti from the Fontaine des Innocents

One of nine reliefs of water nymphs and putti from the Fontaine des Innocents

Purchased from the Musée du Moulage, Paris in 1882 (amount unrecorded)

Original:

One of nine reliefs of water nymphs and putti from the Fontaine des Innocents
Jean Goujon (b. about 1510-d. about 1565)
About 1547-9
Stone
Now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

There are in total nine casts of reliefs: 1864-106 to 108 and 1882-4 to 9. Originally placed against a wall, the fountain was moved in 1787 into the Marché des Innocents, and additional reliefs executed by Augustin Pajou (1730-1809). The original panels are now in the Musée du Louvre.