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Sketch of wall fountain for Terrace E (4)

 
Accession number GD P-2-02D
Alternative title Sketch of wall fountain for Terrace E, elevation and plan (4)
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1930 - 1934
Measurements
45.7 x 35.2 cm (18.0 x 13.9 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite with blue, red, orange, green and brown colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand's Office under the direction of Beatrix Farrand based on a series of drawings for the fountain panel.

Drawing undated, created between 1930-1934 based on drawing of fountain masque dated 1930, GD P-3-05, and one fountain panel design dated 1934, GD P-2-02F.

Written in blue pencil on bottom center of drawing: Bliss.

Drawing repaired.

Written in lower right corner: A circled and 2.

Title and alternate title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
niches
elevations (orthographic projections)
plans (orthographic projections)
arbors
arches
lion's head (motif)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)