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Preliminary study #2, plan of fountain for Tennis Court parterre

 
Accession number GD T-2-61A
Alternative title Plan of fountain for Tennis Court parterre at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Date
1960
Measurements
50.9 x 76.1 cm (20.0 x 30.0 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black, blue and green ink on tracing paper
Work types
drawings
landscape architecture drawings
plans

Description

Accession number changed from J-2.17a to T-2.61a by unknown hand.

"Preliminary study #2" written in ink above title.

Right lower corner in pencil, "2w" corrected to "1w."

"See F.S.D." [with arrow pointing to "own lead figures"].

"Shell design in pebble paving, scooped 3" (see N-S Section).

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

parterres
fountain
shell (motif)
bases (object components)
pebble (rock)
limestone
lead (metal)
sculpture (visual work)
cornucopias (motifs)
concrete
walls
scrolls (motif)
scrollwork
leaves in art
copings
measurements (dimensions)
rubble
plans (orthographic projections)
designs (concepts)
angles (geometric concepts)
architectural drawings (visual works)
drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD T-2-61A
Alternative title Plan of fountain for Tennis Court parterre at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Date
1960
Measurements
50.9 x 76.1 cm (20.0 x 30.0 inches)
Scale
3/4 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black, blue and green ink on tracing paper
Work types
drawings
landscape architecture drawings
plans