Three statues in the fontaine des Mers in place de la Concorde.

Lisa Constantino wrote: “Archetypal iconography pervades the fountains’ sculpture: Sea creatures represent the mastery of water on the fontaine des Mers… In 2000, the fountains underwent a renovation that restored the original bronze, green and gold hues of the sculptures. This photograph was printed in black and white in the January/February 2004 issue of Travel+Life magazine, you may see it in color here.