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

View and Plan of the Theater of Hierapolis (now Pamukkale)

Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 x 14 15/16 inches (54.3 x 38 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 x 7 7/8 inches (31.2 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "70 | LXI"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXVIII."; in black ink, within image: scale and measurements; in graphite, lower center: "Plan & View of the Theatre of Hierapolis"

watermark: Strasburg bend and lily with "WR" [Wendelin Riehel of Basle] in monogram (Churchill 408)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.987
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
amphitheater | arches | architectural subject | columns | landscape | Lydian | mountains | ruins | scale (rule) | site plan | theater
Associated Places:
Asia | Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Pamukkale | Turkey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27065
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