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

Facade of a Baroque Church, Probably the Facade that Bernini Added to Pichetti's Chiesa da le Barberine in Rome in 1639

Additional Title(s):

A Classical Facade, Possibly a Reconstruction, at Rhodes

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 15 inches (54 x 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "99"; upper left: "83"; lower center: "at Rhodes"

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:
B1977.14.963
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | Baroque | church | facade | pediments
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27041
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