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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Mausolio d'Haliatte in Faccia a Sardes
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 21 7/16 inches (38.3 x 54.5 cm) and Image: 9 x 14 1/16 inches (22.9 x 35.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "14 | 5"; in brown ink, upper left: "XV"; within image: labels A-G; lower center: "MAVSOLEO D'HALIATTE IN FACCIA A' SARDES"

watermark: "IV" [J. Villedary] in monogram (Churchill 408)

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:
B1977.14.942
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landscape | Lydian | mountains | Persian | Roman | tomb | valley
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Manisa Ili | Sardis | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27019
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