Plaque for masque in E Arbor

 
Accession number GD P-3-05
Alternative title Full size plaque for masque in "E" Arbor for R.W. Bliss esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Terrace E
Date
1930 - 1931
Measurements
117.5 x 91.4 cm (46.3 x 36.0 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing has date 12/12/30 in upper right corner.

Drawing of the Blisses' signature "wheat" that would frame the river god head used for the fountain.

Written on drawing in pencil: As corrected from Dummy in Washington-October 1930; Sections added 2/26/31.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

reliefs (sculptures)
sections (orthographic projections)
motifs
wheat
Typha (genus)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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