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AN AMERICAN BRONZE FOUNTAIN ENTITLED 'AT THE WATER'S EDGE'
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AN AMERICAN BRONZE FOUNTAIN ENTITLED 'AT THE WATER'S EDGE'

AFTER EDWARD BERGE (1876-1924), CIRCA 1914

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AN AMERICAN BRONZE FOUNTAIN ENTITLED 'AT THE WATER'S EDGE'
AFTER EDWARD BERGE (1876-1924), CIRCA 1914
Modelled as a seated child gazing into a rocky pool with three water spouts modelled as fish, cast inscription 'E.Berge 1914' and foundry mark 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y'
21 in. (53 cm.) high
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A Baltimore, Maryland native, Edward Berge is best known for his bronze monumental works. Berge studied at the Maryland Institute and the Rinehart School in Baltimore, Maryland, then continued sudying in Paris under August Rodin and at the Academie Julien. Berge's work was met with critical acclaim throughout his career - the artist received awards at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, New York in 1901, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri in 1904, the Santiago Exposition, Chile in 1910, the Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, California in 1915, and the Allied Artists of America, Paris.
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