Vintage landscape: Paris

Medici Fountain, ca. 1900, Library of CongressThe Medici Fountain of the Luxembourg Gardens, Paris, France, between ca. 1890 and ca. 1900, a photochrom by Detroit Publishing Co., via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Marie de’ Medici, the widow of King Henry IV of France, had the fountain built in 1630.  It was moved to its current location in 1864.

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