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Yes this is a lovely little bronze, avec fontaine, but if you've been to Paris you will have seen... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
AllanJGJ
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Wellington, New Zealand
Sculptured intricately

Glad to walk by this and on close inspection it is very detailed and worth a close up look. Not a... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Julie M
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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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2 Nov 2017
“Fontaine Wallace / Nancy”
1 Nov 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A delight to see so a nice fountain behind the church in the historic center of Nancy. it gives a splendour more to this town and is orned of three graces in Art Deco. His English founder Wallace had it written in a good style.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Yes this is a lovely little bronze, avec fontaine, but if you've been to Paris you will have seen it a number of times before thanks to the beneficence of 19th century Englishman Richard Wallace. It does bring to mind the obvious question as to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AllanJGJ
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Glad to walk by this and on close inspection it is very detailed and worth a close up look. Not a lot to it but artists will appreciate it

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Julie M
Reviewed 25 January 2017

In Paris, it’s not unusual to come across an elegant cast iron drinking fountain called ‘Wallace Fountain’ after Richard Wallace (1818-1890), the British philanthropist who financed these public fountains (reviewed elsewhere). They represent four young women (caryatids) standing back to back carrying a pointed dome...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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