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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly: the paper is watermarked 'Whatman' which was an English papermaking company, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Preliminary pencil, pen and brown ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1281-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 153, box A

Physical description

A design for a garden fountain in the neo-classical style showing an elevation and section.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly: the paper is watermarked 'Whatman' which was an English papermaking company, made)

Date

ca. 1775 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Preliminary pencil, pen and brown ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in brown ink with notes and dimensions

Dimensions

Height: 24.9 cm, Width: 31.7 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a garden fountain, preliminary pencil, pen and brown ink on paper watermarked Whatman, possibly Great Britain, ca.1775

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991

Materials

Wove paper; Pencil; Brown ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Fountain; Sections; Elevation

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Gardens & Gardening

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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