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

Details of a Corinthian Order from a Temple at Cnidus

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 x 15 inches (54.3 x 38.1 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: "95"; in brown ink, upper left: "XCI."; in black ink, within image: measurements; in brown ink, lower center: "at Cnidos"; in graphite, lower right: "Is now doing by Mr | Dillet[...]"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.957
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
capital (column component) | column (architectural element) | Corinthian order | friezes | pediment | temple
Associated Places:
Asia | Cnidus Nova | Ege kiyilari | Mugla Ili | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27035
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