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Study of a Fountain, Italy

Water pours from a crowned lion mask into a basin, which is supported by scrolls with lion feet. The right half of the basin is shown, framed by volutes. Left center: part of a shell basin with a cat's head. Bottom left: corners of mouldings.

Credit: Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw...

c. 1872
Black crayon on paper
1912-16-43
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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