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Study for a Doria basin and pedestal for the merchild (lead fountain figure) at the north side of the Tennis Court fountain

 
Accession number GD T-2-62A
Alternative title Study for a Doria basin and pedestal for the merchild (lead fountain figure) at the north side of the Tennis Court fountain at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection and Gardens at Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Date
1961
Measurements
58.1 x 90.3 cm (22.9 x 35.6 inches)
Scale
1/2 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black ink and blue and green colored pencil on heavy paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings
landscape architecture drawings

Description

Accession number changed from J-2.18a to T-2.62a by unknown hand.

Upper right corner: "29' 7["]."

3 small drawings appear at top of drawing, one possibly a plan of the fountain, one possibly a gnomon for a sun dial, and one possibly a shield.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

fountains
basins (vessels)
figures (representations)
sculpture (visual work)
lead (metal)
benches (furniture)
seating furniture
panels (surface components)
Rocaille
pedestals
pools
piers (supporting elements)
shields (motifs)
gnomons
plans (orthographic projections)
designs (concepts)
drawings (visual works)
architectural drawings (visual works)
mythical or legendary beings
limestone
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD T-2-62A
Alternative title Study for a Doria basin and pedestal for the merchild (lead fountain figure) at the north side of the Tennis Court fountain at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection and Gardens at Georgetown, Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Pebble Garden
Tennis Court
Date
1961
Measurements
58.1 x 90.3 cm (22.9 x 35.6 inches)
Scale
1/2 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite, black ink and blue and green colored pencil on heavy paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings
landscape architecture drawings