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Creator:
Giovanni Battista Borra, 1713–1770, Italian
Title:
Details of a Doric Order from Toreh
Date:
ca. 1750
Medium:
Gray wash with black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/16 x 14 7/8 inches (54.2 x 37.8 cm) and Image: 12 3/8 x 7 7/8 inches (31.4 x 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "59 | LI"; in brown ink, upper left: "LIX."; within image: labels A-E and measurements; in black ink, within image: scale; in graphite, lower center: "Members of a Doric Fabrick Capital architrave Frieze Cornice & Plafond at Toreh"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.991
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | capitals | columns | cornice | Doric order | entablatures | frieze (ornamental band)
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27069
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