Alfred Willhelm Brandel (Austrian 1885-1973)"Brunnen Mit Drei Tanzenden Madchen" (Fountain of theThree Dancing Women) Bronze , signed,A.Brandel,fec and with Made in Germany (this dates fountain to 1934-1943, most likely before 1939), bronze and marble, fully working with 8 water jets Alfred Brandel was trained under the sculptors Hugo Lederer and Otto Scheer, as well as under Eugene Barilot in Paris. Subsequently he lived in Berlin, where he married in 1936. In 1946 he moved into the Villa Blumenthal near Bad Ischl, where he lived until his death in 1973. Brandel executed primarily figures. He experimented with different patinations and the combination of various materials.
Dimensions: Total height 50 inches Total width 20 inches, heights of 3 figures, 13 to 15 inches, height of Lionhead 3 footed base with octaganol marble top 26 inches, height of fountain and figures alone 24 inches