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

Gierusalemme

Additional Title(s):

View of Jerusalem

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 5/16 x 21 1/2 inches (36.4 x 54.6 cm) and Image: 11 1/16 x 18 1/4 inches (28.1 x 46.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "124"; in brown ink, upper left: "CXIV."; lower center: "GIERVSALEMME"

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:
B1977.14.985
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | buildings | cityscape | domes | hills | landscape | minarets | mountains | ruins | trees | walls
Associated Places:
Asia | Israel | Jerusalem | Yerushalayim, Mehoz
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27063
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