Fountain with Putti and a Basilisk

Ignaz Franz Platzer

Ignaz Franz Platzer - Fountain with Putti and a Basilisk
The three drawings of playful fountain designs were probably executed for the Dobříš château garden which Platzer’s workshop furnished with abundant sculptural decoration. The drawings are characteristic of spontaneity and refinement of draughtsmanship. The sketch displaying the three putti and the fish was even once described as one of the climaxes of Platzer's brilliance in the field of draughtsmanship.
measurements: height 148 mm
width 120 mm
in collections:
material: paper
technique: Pen drawings in grey-brown, pencil underdrawings
inventory number: K 37086
gallery collection: Collection of Prints and Drawings
from cycle: Design of fountain