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USA, New York City, Central Park, Observatory Garden, Untermyer fountain with bronze sculpture of three dancing maidens, designed 1903 by the German artist and sculpor Walter Schott, the fountain was erected in memory of prominent lawyer Samuel Untermyer, 1858-1940, before coming to Central Park it had stood on the grounds of his Yonkers estate , other versions are found in Antwerp’s Den Brandt Park and in the courtyard of the Burg Schlitz castle, Mecklenburg region East Germany, smaller versions found in parks in Northern California and in the Austrian Alps and in a garden in Berlin. The original seems to be the one in Burg Schlitz, East Germany, and is a suspected Nazi looted Artwork as Nazi have confiscated it 1934  from the palais of  jewish publisher Rudolf Mosse in Berlin
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