Fountain mask by Unknown Artist

Mask in the form of a River God.

Details

Medium:
Gilt-bronze
Dimensions:
61 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,200 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1966
Vendor:
David Tremayne

Designed to decorate a grotto in the garden either of Versailles or one of the French Royal Palaces. Dates from the period of Louis XV.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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