View of the Valley of Hierapolis (now Pamukkale)
- ca. 1750
- Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- 15 1/16 x 21 3/8 inches (38.2 x 54.3 cm) and 9 1/8 x 14 1/8 inches (23.2 x 35.9 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "69"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXII (crossed out and replaced in graphite with '65')"; lower center: "HIERAPOLI DI FRIGGIA"
watermark: Strasburg lily with "VDL" [Van der Ley] in monogram
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:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- buildings | Greco-Roman | landscape | mountains | river | trees | valley
- Associated Places:
- Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Hierapolis | Pamukkale | Turkey
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Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian, View of the Valley of Hierapolis (now Pamukkale), ca. 1750
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