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

Door in the Corinthian Order from Aphrodisias (now Geyve)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 x 15 1/16 inches (54.3 x 38.2 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 x 7 13/16 inches (31.3 x 19.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "75 | LXVI"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXVI."; in black ink, within image: various measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Door of the Corinthian order at Aphrodisias"

watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.945
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Corinthian order | door | entablature | friezes | moldings | Roman
Associated Places:
Aphrodisias | Asia | Marmara | Sakarya | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27022
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