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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:

Ruins at Pergamon, Probably of the Amphitheatre

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Watercolor with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with gray wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 1/4 inches (38 x 54 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 12 1/2 inches (20.5 x 31.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "XVIII."; in black ink, within image: labels A-F; in graphite, lower center: "Amphitheatre 1/2 a mile from Pergamus."

watermark: "IV" [J. Villedary] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.932
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
amphitheater | arches | capitals | columns (architectural elements) | landscape | ruins
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Izmir Ili | Pergamon | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13566
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