03 juillet 2013

"Pis Family" of Brussels

"Pis Family" of Brussels The Manneken-Pis - the Brussels' landmark, is a statue fountain of a naked little boy urinating. In the Brussels dialect "Manneken-Pis" means "Little boy peeing". This 61cm bronze statue was designed by Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder in 1619. The statue  located at the junction of Rue de l'Etuve & Rue du Chêne is just a copy. The original is kept at the Maison du Roi. On certain occasions this little boy is clad in costumes. His wardrobe is exibited at the City... [Lire la suite]
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