Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place du Maréchal Foch

Fontaine de la Jeune Fille

Fountain of the Young Woman

Mathurin Moreau
Barbezat & Cie (Paris)
1858

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines /  Fontaine de la Jeune Fille   Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines /  Fontaine de la Jeune Fille

Description

Octagonal basin, with in the center a sandstone pedestal with a relief of Saint-Odile, topped by a cast-iron statue of a woman with a laurel wreath, representing Le Printemps (The Spring).

Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines - Fontaine Place Foch

Inscription(s)

Signed: (probably) barbezat & cie

Annotation

The statue is identical with model T on plate 571 in the 1880 catalogue of the fonderie du Val d'Osne.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°14'41" E 7°10'46"

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