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

Details of a Doric Order from the Forum of Halicarnassus and Details from a Temple in Geyna

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/16 x 14 3/4 inches (53.5 x 37.5 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 x 8 inches (31.3 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "88 | 77"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXXXV."; within image: labels I-IV; lower center: of this Dorick there stand's [...] Columns in a straight line, is if belonging to a Forum, of Hallicarnassus, the rest is of Geyra"

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:
B1977.14.960
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ancient Greek | architectural subject | columns | Doric order | entablatures | forum | moldings | temple
Associated Places:
Asia | Ege kiyilari | Halicarnassus | Mugla Ili | Turkey
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27038
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