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

Frieze and Capitals (from Priene?)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black and brown ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/16 x 15 inches (54.2 x 38.1 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 8 inches (31.5 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "I | 500"; in brown ink, upper left: "LVI"; within image: labels A-E and various measurements; lower center: "Frieze & Capitals. Priene?"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.937
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
capitals | columns | friezes | Ionic | moldings | scale (rule)
Associated Places:
Asia | Aydin Ili | Ege kiyilari | Priene | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13568
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