This fountain was built in 1926 by the artist Jaume Otero. It was the first element of Plaza Catalunya. It represents the birth of Venus, the Roman goddess of love, Aphrodite's Roman version. It consists of 3 ponds at different levels where the water falls forming foam. Foam plays a key role in the work, in fact, aphros, from Greek, it means foam. And according to this legend Cronos, the king of the Titans, father of Zeus and son of Uranus, ten of the heavens, tore his father's genitals and threw them into the sea and from the resulting foam was born Aphrodite. Due to its marine origin it is often depicted with a shell. At the source is a central shell with two fish, on the sides are 2 amorets (winged naked children) with fruit baskets depicting Cupid (Eros in Greek mythology) son of Venus. Around the fountain there are 4 more petals, also with fruit baskets
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