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

View and Plan of the Grotto of Gethsemene

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 (54.4 x 38 cm) and Image: 14 5/16 x 9 1/4 inches (36.3 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "126"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXVI."; within image: labels A-J"; in graphite, lower center: "Grotto of Gethsemane"

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:
B1977.14.980
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bushes | cave | chapel | grotto | site plan | trees | views
Associated Places:
Asia | Grotto of Gethsemane | Israel | Jerusalem | Yerushalayim, Mehoz
Access:
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27058
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