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

View of the Ruined Theater of Aezani at Tjaden

Additional Title(s):

Ancient Roman Theater at Aizanoi

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 13/16 x 21 9/16 inches (37.6 x 54.7 cm) and Image: 9 5/16 x 14 7/16 inches (23.6 x 36.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "132"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXX."; in black ink, lower center: "SALOMONIS FONTES PROPE' TJRUM"

watermark: "IHS" in monogram, with a cross extending from the "H" and beneath it, "I VILLEDARY" (Churchill 411)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.976
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | colonnades | columns | landscape | mountains | Roman | ruins | stream | theater | trees
Associated Places:
Aizanoi | Asia | Ege kiyilari | Kutahya Ili | Turkey
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27054
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