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Fontaine de Gerbrois avec statue de Diane de Gabies

Gerbrois fountain with statue of Diana of Gabies

"Diana of Gabii", statue of a woman in drapery which probably represents the goddess Artemis (Latin: Diana) and is traditionally attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles. It is conserved in the Louvre
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J.J. Ducel & Fils (Paris)
19th century

Château-Thierry /  Fontaine de Gerbrois avec statue de Diane de Gabies   Château-Thierry /  Fontaine de Gerbrois avec statue de Diane de Gabies

Description

Cast iron fountain with statue of Diana of Gabies.
According to several internet sites the statue depicts 'Amélie'. Ducel's catalogue lists the statue as Diane de Gabies (no. 7108).

Signature

j.j. ducel No. de Forges paris.

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Location (N 49°2'42" - E 3°23'43")

Item Code: frpi082; Photograph: 15 October 2017
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