Rockefeller Fountainheads 1 Picture

One of Rene Paul Chambellan's fountainheads in one of the six pools of the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center. I think this is Will, a Nereid with one hand raised ready to strike, the other pushing on her vessel's gill, in Chambellan's Qualities That Spurred Mankind. Nereids were mythological daughters of the benevolent sea god, Nereus, and his wife, Doris, the daughter of Oceanus. Sea nymphs, or mermaids, they were said to accompany Poseidon and aid sailors during perilous storms.
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