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

Plan, View and Second Plan of Ruins at Sardis

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
21 1/4 x 14 15/16 inches (53.9 x 37.9 cm) and 12 3/8 x 8 1/16 inches (31.5 x 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "13"; in brown ink, upper left: "XII. (crossed out and replaced in graphite with '11')"; within image: labels A-B and Fig. 1-Fig. 3"; in black ink, within image: scale; in graphite, lower center: "Three Plans of Ruins at Sardis"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.923
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bushes | landscape | mariners' compasses | ruins | scale (rule) | site plan
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Manisa Ili | Sardis | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27004
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