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

View of Ruins of the Asclepium at Pergamon

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Sketch of Columns

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink and gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 1/4 inches (37.9 x 53.9 cm) and Image: 8 1/8 x 12 1/2 inches (20.6 x 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "17 (crossed out | 16"; in brown ink, upper left: "XVI. (crossed out and replaced with '14' in graphite)"; in brown ink, within image: labels; in graphite, lower center: "View of a Row of Corinthian Pillars in the Town of Pergamus"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.940
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | columns (architectural elements) | minaret | piers (foundation components) | ruins | temple
Associated Places:
Asclepion of Pergamum | Asia | Ege kiyilari | Izmir Ili | Pergamon | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13570
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