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

Plan and View of a Cave, Temple, or Tomb

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Black and brown ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 inches (54 x 38.1 cm) and Image: 14 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches (36.2 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "73"; in brown ink, upper left: "CVIII."; within image: labels A-E

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.971
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | cave | elevation (drawing) | floor plan | pediments | scale (rule) | temple | tomb
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27049
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