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

An Altar at Delos

Date:
1751
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/16 x 14 3/4 inches (53.8 x 37.5 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 8 inches (31.5 x 20.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "140 | 82"; lower center: "An Altar at Delos"; in brown ink, lower center: "Delos"

watermark: "IV" [J. Villedary] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.966
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
altar | column (architectural element) | festoons
Associated Places:
Dhílos | Dhílos | Greece | Kikládhes | Nísoi Aiyaíou
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27044
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