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

Veduta Occidentale del Monte Tabor

Additional Title(s):

Western View of Mount Tabor

Mt. Tabor Viewed from the West

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 54.4 cm) and Image: 9 5/16 x 14 7/16 inches (23.7 x 36.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "121"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXI."; within image: labels A-F; lower center: "VEDVTA OCCIDENTALE DEL MONTE TABOR"

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:
B1977.14.968
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
hills | landscape | mountains | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | HaZafon, Mehoz | Israel | Mount Tabor
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27046
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