18 November 2014
AN OVER-LIFE-SIZE FRENCH CAST-IRON FIGURAL FOUNTAIN, TITLED 'LA SOURCE'
CAST BY VAL D'OSNE FROM A MODEL BY LOUIS SAUVAGEAU, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Signed SAUVAGEAU 1862 to left side of plinth
79 in. (201 cm.) high
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J.C. Renard, L'Age de la Fonte un art, une industrie 1800-1914, Paris, 1985, p. 303.
Val D'Osne acquired the model for 'La Source' from Ducel in 1878 (A. Trebor, Fontes d'Art, Paris, 2000, p. 52.
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