Sterne Fountain - Jefferson, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 45.371 W 094° 20.813
15S E 373829 N 3625060
Quick Description: This fountain, donated to Jefferson by the Sterne family in 1913, was designed by New Yorker Guiseppe Moretti. The statue is Hebe, the Greek Goddess of Youth.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2022 2:31:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM15HED
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 1

Long Description:
Smithsonian Art Inventory

"Greek goddess Hebe is mounted on an octagonal water fountain. She stands holding a pitcher in her proper right arm. She wears her hair back in a bun and is dressed in a full-length gown with drapery falling from her shoulders down her back. Eight curved basins of varying sizes and at three levels are attached to the sides of the base. The largest basins have scalloped exteriors. The fountain is set on a brick walkway and surrounded by a small curb and plantings."

Setting: Outside

Place: Intersection of Market & Lafayette Streets

Use: Art

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