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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:


  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:


  • 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.


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

Materials and Techniques

Ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

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.


Width: 144 mm, Height: 128 mm

Descriptive line

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


Ink; Wash; Paper


Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

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




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