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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Details of a Corinthian Order from a Temple at Ephesus, Probably that of Hadrian
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black and brown ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 1/8 inches (54 x 38.4 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 8 1/16 inches (31.5 x 20.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "49 | XXXIII"; in brown ink, upper left: "XLIX."; within image: labels A-D; in black ink, within image: various measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Plan and a Capital of the Pilaster of the Corinthian Temple at Ephesus"

watermark: Strasburg lily (Churchill 407 or 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.938
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ancient Greek | architectural subject | capitals | columns | Corinthian order | friezes | scale (rule) | temple
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Ephesus | Izmir Ili | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27017
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