Designs for Bolsover Castle, Bolsover, Derbyshire: plan and frontal perspective view of the fountain in the garden featuring manneken-pis sculptures and a central pedestal incorporating lion's head masks
Architect/Designer Smythson, John (d. 1634) Artist/Photographer Smythson, John (d. 1634) Country UK: England City Bolsover Subject Date 1610 Image Date 1610 View Plan Style Jacobean Medium Drawing Library Reference SD207/SMY/III/1(9) Orientation Portrait Colour Info Colour Credit RIBA Collections Subject Country houses ; Castles ; Fountains ; Disappear Here
NOTES: This design is not exactly as carried out. The existing fountain, called the Venus Fountain, must date between 1618, when Sir William Cavendish became the first Earl of Devonshire, and his death in 1626 as the fountain bears the Earl's arms.
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