View of the Valley of Laodicea
- ca. 1750
- Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
- Sheet: 15 1/8 x 21 5/16 inches (38.4 x 54.2 cm), Image: 9 1/16 x 14 1/8 inches (23 x 35.8 cm)
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:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- clouds | hills | landscape | mountains | rivers | valley
- Associated Places:
- Asia | Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Laodicea | Turkey
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Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian, View of the Valley of Laodicea, ca. 1750
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