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

Two Corinthian Pillars Found near the Ionic Temple at Aphrodisias (now Geyve)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 5/16 inches (37.9 x 54.1 cm) and Image: 7 7/8 x 12 3/8 inches (20 x 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "76 | LXIX"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXV."; upper center: "I. | II."; within image: labels A-C and measurements; in graphite, lower center: "The Corinthian Pillars near the Ionic Church at Aphrodisias"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.946
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
capitals | columns | Corinthian | entablatures | friezes | Ionic | moldings | Roman | ruins | temple
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:27023
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