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Drawing - Drawing of a fountain
  • Drawing of a fountain
    Rehn, Jean Eric, born 1717 - died 1793
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Drawing of a fountain

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rehn, Jean Eric, born 1717 - died 1793 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.1461-1898

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Ink and wash drawing of an elaborate sculptural fountain. A large sculpture of dolphin figures and human faces is centred within a lower scalloped-edged basin. Rocks and foliage fill the background.

Artist/maker

Rehn, Jean Eric, born 1717 - died 1793 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

[illegible]
The tops of text is visible at the bottom of the drawing but is illegible because it is hidden behind the mounting.

'Attributed to Jean Eric Rehn (1717-1793). Drawings of fountains. Probably after Italian originals.'
This text is found on the external mounting, not on the drawing itself.

Dimensions

Width: 144 mm, Height: 128 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, Ink and wash, drawing of sculptural outdoor fountain, Jean Eric Rehn.

Materials

Ink; Wash; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Basin; Rocks; Dolphin; Face; Fountain; Tree; Sculpture

Categories

Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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