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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Plan of Lake Tiberias
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 x 21 7/16 inches (37.7 x 54.5 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 14 7/16 inches (23.5 x 36.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "120"; in brown ink, upper left: "CIX."; in black ink, within image: labels 1-17"; in graphite, lower center: "Plan of the Lake of Tiberias"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.970
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cartographic material | hills | lake | landscape | site plan | topographic map
Associated Places:
Asia | HaZafon, Mehoz | Israel | Sea of Galilee
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27048
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