1882 Wood Engraving Fountain Innocents Joachim-du-Bellay Pierre Lescot XGNA8


This is an original 1882 black and white in-text wood engraving of the Fountain of the Innocents in Paris, France. It was built in the 16th century by architect Pierre Lescot and sculptor Jean Goujon. It was commissioned for the entry of King Henry II to Paris in 1549, and is in the style of the French Renaissance.


This 129+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects.Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.75 x 4.75 inches; 10 x 12 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: landmark, monument