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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Details of the Corinthian Order at the Third Theater of Laodicea and Plan of the Circus at Laodicea
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 14 13/16 inches (53.9 x 37.7 cm) and Image: 12 5/16 x 7 15/16 inches (31.3 x 20.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "64 | LV"; in brown ink, upper left: "LXII."; within image: labels A-H, measurements, scale; in graphite, lower center: "Laodicea"; in brown ink, on back, upper center: "18"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.990
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
amphitheater | architectural subject | capitals | circus (Roman arena) | columns | Corinthian order | friezes | moldings | ornament | site plan | theater
Associated Places:
Asia | Denizli Ili | Ege kiyilari | Laodicea | Turkey
Access:
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Publications:
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Daniel R. McReynolds, Palladio's legacy, architectural polemics in eighteenth-century Venice , no. 5, Marsilio, Venezia, 2011, pp. 90-91, fig. 47, NJ18.P18 M27 2011 (LC) (HAAS)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27068
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