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

Details of an Ionic Capital, Column, and Frieze from Hierapolis (now Pamukkale)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 3/16 inches (54.4 x 38.5 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 8 inches (31.4 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "74 | 79"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXIII."; in black ink, within image: various measurements; in graphite, lower left: "Hierapolis"

watermark: Strasburg lily and "LVG" in monogram (Churchill 406)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.944
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
capitals | columns | entablature | friezes | Greco-Roman | Ionic | putti
Associated Places:
Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Hierapolis | Pamukkale | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27021
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