Fountain with a statue of a woman crowned with towers, symbol of the city, and in her hand a tablet with the inscription travail progress. On the four corners of the socle sit putti
a sa ville natale
lo??rs du 8 ?bre 1870
Signed: j.p. villatte Sculp...
The fountain was built following the legacy of the carpenter EdméCoulon. In his will written six days before his death he wrote: "to deliver and pay to the city of Bourges and the municipality of Bourges, 30 months after my death, without interest, a sum of 6000 francs which is a legacy to the city and municipality of Bourges, with the commission to build a fountain on the Place Saint Pierre le Puellier as appropriate."
- Jean-Baptiste Villatte,
French sculptor of Bourges.
Sources & Information
Location N 47°5'1" E 2°23'53"
Item Code: frce048; Photograph: 9 September 2011
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