Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Noyon
Oise

Picardie

Place Bertrand Labarre

La Fontaine du Dauphin

The Dauphin's Fountain

François Masson
1770

Noyon /  La Fontaine du Dauphin   Noyon /  La Fontaine du Dauphin

Description

Fountain composed of three main elements:

Inscription(s)

en cette ville
Chilperic II fut inhume
l'an 721
Charlemagne sacre
768
Huges Capet couronne roi
987
cette fontaine
erigee en 1493
restaurée en 1770
durement eprouvée
pendant la guerre 1914-1918
fut nouveau restauree
et achevee en 1979

Signed (portrait): a colin

Annotation

The fountain is made by the sculptor François Masson, the founder Joachim Hebeau and Eloy Hublar, master stone mason of Noyon.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Justice (Justitia)
  • Louis XVI (King of France)
  • Marie-Antoinette
  • Masson, François
  • Prudentia
  • Strength (Fortitudo)
  • Temperantia
  • Virtues
  • Location N 49°34'50" E 3°0'0"

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