Ondine by “Albert Desenfans”

Description

Marble sculpture representing the water nymph Ondine who became human and therefore mortal.

Artist

The Belgian sculptor Albert Desenfans (Genappe 1845 – Eigenbrakel 1938) studied at the Brussels Academy with professor Louis Jéhotte and Eugène Simonis. Desenfans was an independent sculptor which exhibited regularly at countless Belgian and international salons. he is known for mostly religious, allegorical and mythological works. He produced large sculptures on commission for public buildings such as the City Hall, the King’s House, the Palace of Justice in Brussels or even the House of the Province of Liège.

Dimensions

  • Height : 77,5 cm