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Nereids - Item #788

$ 880.00

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29 Inches High x 77 Inches Wide x 3 Inches Deep

Relief from the Fountain of Innocents created in 1549. The bas-reliefs were removed from the fountain in 1810 and relocated to the Louvre in 1824. The Nymph and Triton resemble a sarcophagus in Grottaferrata popular in Goujon's time; it was a subject of many drawings in the 16th century.

 

Artist: Jean Goujon

Museum: Louvre Museum, Paris

Origin: The Fountain of the Innocents, Paris

Time Period: Renaissance, 1549

1911 Catalog ID # - 10020