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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Monte delle Beatitudini
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 21 7/16 inches (38 x 54.5 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: "122"; in brown ink, upper left: "CX."; within image: labels A-C; lower center: "MONTE DELLE BEATITUDINI"

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:
B1977.14.969
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | coastline | hills | lake | landscape | mountain | trees
Associated Places:
Asia | Hefa, Mehoz | Israel | Mount Carmel | Sea of Galilee
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27047
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