Sculpted: Prior to 1910
[Unveiled 1947] Sculptor: Walter Schott 1861-1938• Germany
Gift of the children of Samuel and
Located within the center of the North Garden at the Central Park
Conservatory Garden stands the bronze Untermeyer Fountain,
known as the "Three Dancing Maidens."
Three smiling young woman dance around
the limestone base of the fountain as they
playfully reach for each others hand. The
delicate water sprays their bodies while
their dresses swirl about as if in motion.
It was sculpted by Walter Schott in 1910,
and came to the Garden as a gift of the
Samuel Untermeyer Family in 1947.