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

Members of a Ionic Temple in Ruins at Priene (now Turunclar)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/16 × 14 15/16 inches (54.1 × 38 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 × 7 15/16 inches (31.5 × 20.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "5/ | IXL. | 49"; in brown ink, upper left: "LV."; within image: labels A-E and various measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Members of the Ionic Temple at Priene"

watermark: Strasburg Lily (Churchill 407 or 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.934
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
capitals | columns | entablature | friezes | Ionic | ruins | temple
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:27014
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