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Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons

Mouchel Fountain: The Four Seasons

Jean Ernest Boutellier
Maurice Denonvilliers (Paris)
1895

Cherbourg-Octeville /  Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons   Cherbourg-Octeville /  Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons

Description

In a large octagonal basin, stands a cast iron statuary group of four figures representing the seasons, on a granite base and supporting a circular smaller basin. A crown at the top and dolphins at the base decorate the fountain.

Cherbourg-Octeville - Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons
L'Été / Summer
Cherbourg-Octeville - Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons
Le Printemps / Spring
Cherbourg-Octeville - Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons
L'Hiver / Winter
Cherbourg-Octeville - Fontaine Mouchel: Les quatre saisons
L'Automne / Autumn

Annotation

The fontaine is named after Louis August Mouchel, who legated 25,000 francs for the fontain.

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Location (N 49°38'17" - W 1°37'21")

Item Code: frbn108; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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