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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
View of the Valley of Laodicea
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 x 21 5/16 inches (38.4 x 54.2 cm) and Image: 9 1/16 x 14 1/8 inches (23 x 35.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "62"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXI. (crossed out and replaced in graphite with '60')"; within image: labels A-H; lower center: "LAODICEA"

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

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:
B1977.14.986
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | hills | landscape | mountains | rivers | valley
Associated Places:
Asia | Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Laodicea | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27064
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