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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Plan of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 9/16 x 14 15/16 inches (54.7 x 38 cm) and Image: 11 3/8 x 10 11/16 inches (28.9 x 27.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "47"; in brown ink, upper left: "XLVII [crossed out, replaced in graphite with '41']"; in black ink, within image: scale and letters labeling image; in brown ink, lower center: "RESTI DEL TEMPIO DI DIANA A' EFESO"

Signed in brown ink, lower left: "Borra Archus. Del."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.926
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aerial view | ancient Greek | architectural subject | cartographic material | Roman | scale (rule) | site plan | temple
Associated Places:
Ege kiyilari | Ephesus | Izmir Ili | Temple of Artemis | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27007
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