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Sketch for upper panel of fox and crow and cheese design for Terrior swing seat support

 
Accession number GD O-3-31F
Alternative title F.S.D. sketch for upper panel of fox & crow & cheese design for Terrior swing seat support for Robert Woods Bliss, Esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Date
1935
Measurements
56.7 x 74.2 cm (22.3 x 29.2 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and orange colored pencil on tracing paper.
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

The crow is representative of a character in the Aesop's fable, The Fox and the Crow.

Orange colored pencil on back showing through to front of drawing.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

crows in art
birds in art
swings
supports (furniture components)
garden seats
gardens furniture
fables in art
Aesop's fables
ironwork (visual works)
designs (concepts)
design drawings
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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