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

Plan of a Temple at Mylasa and Detail of a Coffered Ceiling from a Tomb

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 x 21 1/4 inches (37.6 x 54 cm) and Image: 7 7/8 x 12 5/16 inches (20 x 31.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "83 | LXXI"; in brown ink, upper right: "LXXVII"; within image: labels A and B, I and II; in black ink, within image: measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Plan of the Temple of Augustus & Platfond of another Temple at Mylassa"; in brown ink, on back, center right: "21"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.950
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ceilings | coffers (ceiling components) | floor plan | scale (rule) | temple | tombs
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Milâs | Mugla Ili | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27028
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