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

Remains of an Ionic Order and Circus at Aphrodisias

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 14 11/16 inches (54 x 37.3 cm) and Image: 12 1/4 x 7 7/8 inches (31.1 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "80 | LXVII"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXIV"; in black ink, within image: scale and measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Remains of the Ionic Order & Circus of Aphrodisias"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.948
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
capitals | circus (Roman arena) | columns | Ionic order | moldings
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:27026
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