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

Upper Image: Sepolcri Dei Re Di Giuda; Lower Image: Villagio di S. Giovanni in Giudea

Additional Title(s):

Tombs of the Kings and Ein Karem

Unidentified Tomb of a King in Judea & Convent and Church of St. John at 'Ain Karim

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 14 15/16 inches (54.5 x 38 cm) and Image: 14 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches (36.5 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "130"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXIX."; upper center: "SEPOLCRI DEI RE DI GIVDA"; within upper image: labels A-G; within lower image: labels A-D; lower center: "VILLAGIO DI S. GIOVANNI IN GIVDEA"

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

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:
B1977.14.977
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | dome | landscape | mountains | scale (rule) | site plan | tomb | trees | village
Associated Places:
Ein Karem | Israel | Jerusalem | Sheikh Jarrah | Tombs of the Kings | Yerushalayim, Mehoz
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27055
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