Arbor on E Terrace

 
Accession number GD P-2-01B
Alternative title Bliss arbour on E-Terrace
Creator
Garden Area
Beech Terrace
Terrace E
Date
1924 - 1929
Measurements
34.4 x 34.6 cm (13.5 x 13.6 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Arbor design was modified from a sixteenth-century design by French architect Jacques Du Cerceau for the garden of the Château Montargis in Montargis, France.

Unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on similar drawings of the arbor signed by her.

Drawing undated, probably created between 1924-1929 based on development of the garden area in photographs.

Written on verso: 3/4.

Drawing repaired. 

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

arbors
arches
garden structures
sections (orthographic projections)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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