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

Details of a Corinthian Order, Possibly from Mylasa

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/8 x 15 3/16 inches (53.7 x 38.5 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 x 7 7/8 inches (31.3 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "92 | LXXIV."; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXXII."; in black ink, within image: scale and measurements; in graphite, very faint, lower center: "[...] for [...] of the Corinthian Temple & [...] from Mylassa"

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:
B1977.14.954
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | capitals | columns | Corinthian order | entablature | moldings | piers (foundation components)
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Milâs | Mugla Ili | Turkey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27032
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