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

Sepolcro di Zagaria

Additional Title(s):

Tomb of Zacharias in Jerusalem

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 inches (54.5 x 38.1 cm) and Image: 14 5/16 x 9 1/4 inches (36.4 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "129 | CXVIII."; in black ink, within image: scale; in brown ink, lower center: "SEPOLCRO DI ZACARIA"

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:
B1977.14.978
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | columns | elevation (drawing) | monument | pediment | pilasters | scale (rule) | tomb
Associated Places:
Israel | Jerusalem | Kidron Valley | Tomb of Zechariah | Yerushalayim, Mehoz
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27056
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