Pradier Fountain, Nimes: Overall view

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Description

The main statue, a personification of the city of Nimes, is surrounded by four seated statues, whose basins collect water. The four figures, two male, two female, represent the four water sources of the Nimes region; the fountain (natural spring) of Nimes, the Gardon River, the spring of Eure and the Rhone River. Each of these representations is identified by its Latin name, engraved on its base: Nemausa, Vardo, Ura, Rhodano.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Fontaine Pradier, Nîmes

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Sculpture, French

  • Fountains

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Neoclassical

  • Nineteenth century

Place of Creation
  • +43.834897+4.362377

  • Nîmes

  • Nîmes, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

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Member of
Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility Public
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