Fountains


Havis Amanda Fountain, Helsinki

Havis Amanda Fountain, Helsinki

The order was received by sculptor Ville Valgren, Finn, who went to study in Paris. The city Council wanted to see the monument as a symbol of the formation of Helsinki as the Baltic capital and Valgren cast bronze figure of the virgin, coming out of the water on the shore (read more )


Stortorgsbrunnen Fountain, Stockholm

Stortorgsbrunnen Fountain, Stockholm

In 1778, the stortorgsbrunnen ("Fountain on Stortorget") public water supply source was opened on Stortorget square, again by Erik Palmstedt (read more )


Glove of Christian VI fountain (Hansken), Oslo

Fountain 'The Glove', Oslo

The composition is based on the legend that after the fire of 1624, king Christian IV ordered to rebuild the city in a new place, pointing his finger at the map slightly away from the burned-out quarters (read more )


Orpheus Fountain, Stockholm

Orpheus Fountain, Stockholm

The main decoration of Haymarket square (Hötorget) can be called a sculptural group in front of the steps of the Stockholm concert hall, known as the Orpheus Fountain
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Fountain of Neptune, Peterhof Palace

Fountain of Neptune, Peterhof Palace

The fountain was made in Nuremberg at the end of the 17th century in memory of the Westphalian world, but the city's water supply could not ensure the functioning of such a large complex (read more )