Lion fable number 1 for Terrior table

 
Accession number GD O-3-32D
Alternative title Lion fable #1 for Terrior table, le lion malade, for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Date
1935
Measurements
41.0 x 61.2 cm (16.1 x 24.1 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

"Le lion malade" written to the right of the title in Beatrix Farrand's hand. Table design probably based on the Aesop's fable, The Sick Lion or an adaptation of Aesop's fable, Le Lion Malade et le Renard by Jean de La Fontaine.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

tables (support furniture)
tabletops
animals in art
lion in art
cranes (birds) in art
sheep in art
donkeys in art
fables in art
ironwork (visual works)
designs (concepts)
design drawings
Aesop's fables
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD O-3-32D
Alternative title Lion fable #1 for Terrior table, le lion malade, for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Date
1935
Measurements
41.0 x 61.2 cm (16.1 x 24.1 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings