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Plaster cast

Plaster cast

  • Place of origin:

    France (sculpted)

  • Date:

    1547-1549 (sculpted)
    ca. 1882 (cast)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Goujon, Jean (sculptor)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plaster cast

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Plaster cast of one of nine reliefs, in stone, of water nymphs and putti from the Fontaine des Innocents, Paris.

Place of Origin

France (sculpted)


1547-1549 (sculpted)
ca. 1882 (cast)


Goujon, Jean (sculptor)

Materials and Techniques

Plaster cast


Height: 229 cm, Width: 61.5 cm

Object history note

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

Historical context note

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.

Descriptive line

Plaster cast of relief of water nymphs and putti from the Fontaine des Innocents, Paris, Jean Goujon, 1547-49, cast ca. 1882

Subjects depicted

Nymphs; Putti


Ph_survey; Sculpture


Sculpture Collection

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