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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Pianta di Rodi
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 x 21 7/16 inches (37.8 x 54.5 cm) and Image: 9 7/16 x 14 7/16 inches (24 x 36.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "96"; in brown ink, upper left: ".XCII."; within image: labels A-S; in graphite, lower left: "82"; in brown ink, lower center: PIANTI DI RODI"

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

Signed in brown ink, lower left: "Borra Archus. Del."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.964
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cartographic material | coastline | harbors | site plan
Associated Places:
Greece | Nísoi Aiyaíou | Rdos, Nísos | Rhodes | Sporádhes
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27042
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