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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
The Basilica at Pergamon
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 x 21 1/4 inches (38.5 x 53.9 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 12 7/16 inches (20.5 x 31.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "XVII"; in graphite, upper left: "17"; lower center: "View of the remains of a Church in Pergamus"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.933
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ancient Greek | arches | architectural subject | basilica | columns | domes | Hellenistic | mountains | pillars | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Izmir Ili | Pergamon | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Paul Mellon's Legacy : A Passion for British Art (Yale Center for British Art, 2007-04-18 - 2007-07-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13567
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