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

View of a Valley with Ruins at Sardis

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with gray ink and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 x 21 5/16 inches (37.8 x 54.2 cm) and Image: 8 1/16 x 12 7/16 inches (20.4 x 31.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, upper left: "VII."; in graphite, upper left: "6 | IV"; in brown ink, within image: letters A-N labeling ruins and landscape elements; in graphite, lower center: "Heomus?"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.924
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
acropolis | fort | gymnasium | hills | landscape | Lydian | mountains | rivers | Roman | ruins | stadium | temple | theater | valley
Associated Places:
Akdeniz kiyisi | Bozdag | Gediz | Hatay Ili | Pactolus | Temple of Artemis | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27005
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