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

A Doorway from Geramo

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 15/16 inches (53.9 x 38 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 7 15/16 inches (31.4 x 20.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "93 | 81"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXXIX."; lower center: "at Ceramo"

watermark: Strasburg lily with "VDL" [Van der Ley] in monogram

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.955
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | doorway | moldings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27033
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