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Sketch of wall fountain for Terrace E (8)

 
Accession number GD P-3-03
Alternative title Wall fountain for Terrace E, elevation and plan, The Oaks, Washington, D.C. (8)
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1930 - 1934
Measurements
43.0 x 30.6 cm (16.9 x 12.0 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

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

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

Written in lower right corner: E.

Written in upper right corner: 12 x 17.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

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

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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