1855 Wood Engraving Fountain Statue Fame Versailles Bosquet Grove Garden XEC3


This is an original 1855 black and white in-text wood engraving of pedestrians wandering around the Bosquet de la Renommée, a little grove in the gardens of Versailles which featured a statue of Fame. However, with all the remodeling done to the gardens over the years, the statue can no longer be found at this location.


This 156+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4 x 3 inches; 10 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: pool, water feature