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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
View and Plan of the Grotto of St. Jerome at Lydda (Lod)
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 7/8 inches (54.4 x 37.8 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: "127"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXV."; within image: labels A-J; in graphite, lower center: "Grotto of St Jerome at Lydda"

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

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.981
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | grotto | pillars | site plan
Associated Places:
Asia | HaMerkaz, Mehoz | Israel | Lod
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27059
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