- View of the Source of the Lycus River (Nahr el-Kelb)
- ca. 1751
- Gray wash black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches (37.5 x 54.6 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 14 5/16 inches (23.5 x 36.4 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "136"; lower left: "Source of the Lycus."; in brown ink, on back, upper right: "Source du Lycus"
watermark: "IHS" in monogram, with a cross extending from the "H" and beneath it, "I VILLEDARY" (Churchill 411)
signed in brown ink, verso, upper left: "Borra Archus. Del."; not dated
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | caves | hills | landscape | mountains | river | trees
- Associated Places:
- Asia | Lebanon | Mount Lebanon | Mount Sannin | Nahr al-Kalb
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Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian, View of the Source of the Lycus River (Nahr el-Kelb), ca. 1751
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