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

Frieze and Capital of the Ionic Temple at 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 3/16 x 14 15/16 inches (53.8 x 38 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: "60 | LIII."; in brown ink, upper left: "LVIII."; within image: labels A-F; in graphite, lower center: "Frieze & Capital of the Ionic Temple at Toreh"

watermark: "V"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.992
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | capitals | entablatures | friezes | Ionic order | moldings | temple
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27070
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